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Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Experienced entrepreneur and investor Steve Haakenson shares his “bottom line” advice for budding entrepreneurs looking to expand and grow their businesses in Michigan.
Steve Haakenson knows first-hand the resources and support required to start a company. Before serving as executive director of the Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center (BRCC), Steve launched several service-based companies in Michigan.
Headquartered at Western Michigan University, the BRCC provides early-stage investment funds to hi-tech start-ups that focus on services, products and tools in the life sciences sector. Steve and his team identify, evaluate and support entrepreneurs in the state because they understand the impact high-tech, highly skilled companies have on Michigan’s ecosystem.
In the following video, Steve shares three takeaways for entrepreneurs looking to launch and grow their businesses.
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