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Ann Arbor Spark

December 07, 2018

Online Tech Acquires Neverfail’s Global Cloud Infrastructure Business 

Over the years, Ann Arbor SPARK has worked with Online Tech providing support for talent attraction and expansion projects. As a nine-time FastTrack award winner, Online Tech has a long history of growth within the Ann Arbor region. December 4, 2018, Ann Arbor, Mich. — Online Tech, a leading provider of secure, compliant private, hybrid and multi-cloud […]
December 07, 2018

Industry Honors Jim Richards as 2018 John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year

The Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) is proud to announce Jim Richards of Fowlerville-based Total Security Solutions as the 2018 recipient of the John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year Award. A prestigious honor since 1981, the award is named after MMA’s longest-serving president and honors the important, positive and tangible contributions individual manufacturers make […]
December 07, 2018

Exercising Your Entrepreneurial Chops at Ann Arbor SPARK Boot Camp

December 07, 2018

Development Counsellors International Features New KLA-Tencor R&D Facility in Ann Arbor

December 07, 2018

The KLA-Tencor Site Selection Process with Ann Arbor SPARK

December 07, 2018

It Takes Money, Episode 2 with Mary Brevard

Guest: Mary Brevard It Takes Money is a series of podcasts hosted by Skip Simms featuring angel investors and experts who offer insight on how to invest in startups. In these podcasts we’ll discuss the many aspects of angel investing and why they’re choosing to invest in Michigan.
December 05, 2018

CEO Podcast: Doug Rothwell, Business Leaders for Michigan

December 03, 2018

PlanetM awards more than $224,000 to three mobility startups to launch pilots in Michigan

PlanetM awarded grants to HAAS Alert, Humanising Autonomy and RoadBotics to launch pilots that address real-world transportation challenges throughout Michigan as part of the PlanetM Startup Grant program. One of the first of its kind, the PlanetM Pilot Grants provide mobility startups funds to deploy and validate their technologies in Michigan. “The PlanetM Pilot Grants […]
November 29, 2018

Ann Arbor SPARK Client Censys Announces $2.6M Seed Round

November 28, 2018

University of Michigan-Dearborn Designates Washtenaw and Livingston Communities as eCities

November 26, 2018

Opportunity Zones in Washtenaw and Livingston Counties

What are Opportunity Zones? In the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the U.S. Congress established a new economic development tool to encourage development in low- to moderate-income census tracts by providing preferential tax treatment to investments made in these areas. The legislation created “opportunity zones” and “opportunity funds” as investment tools to filter funds […]
November 21, 2018

Ann Arbor vs. Columbus – How Do We Compare?

The KLA-Tencor Site Selection Process with Ann Arbor SPARK

2018 marked a significant number of economic development projects for the Ann Arbor region, including the noteworthy announcement that KLA-Tencor — a Silicon Valley-headquartered provider of process control solutions for semiconductor and related industries — selected Ann Arbor as the home for a new R&D facility. The new development is expected to generate a total capital investment of $70 million and create 500 high tech jobs over the next five years.