MEDC Press Releases

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

New business expansions, community revitalization projects and entrepreneurship program funding gain state approval

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of $6 million in funding for entrepreneurship and innovation programs

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Training program offers students opportunity to earn while they learn

High school seniors in Southeast Michigan can gain advanced manufacturing work skills while earning a paycheck through a pilot program offered by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and participating employers.

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

MEDC, Local First collaborate to support community businesses

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has partnered with Local First, a West Michigan economic and community development organization, in a two-year pilot program intended to build a stronger local and regional economy.

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Monday, January 28, 2013

MEDC announces Pure Michigan Venture Development Fund investments

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has announced Michigan Strategic Fund investments of $4.5 million into two venture capital funds to help grow the venture capital industry in Michigan.

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Public Process for Informing Michigan’s Energy Future Kicks Off

The public input process announced in Governor Rick Snyder’s Special Message on Energy and the Environment kicks off today with the launch of a new website and the schedule for seven public forums around the state.

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

MEDC announces LiveWorkLaunch!, connecting entrepreneurial college grads with the resources they need to build successful Michigan start-ups

Pitch competition offers $10,000 prize to jump start a Detroit-based business

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Snyder: 14 companies to invest $1.1 billion, add 4,590 jobs in state

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the Michigan Strategic Fund’s approval of state incentives to support 14 business expansions that are expected to generate more than $1.1 billion in investments and add 4,590 jobs in Michigan.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY Ford, Tier 1 suppliers panel at NAIAS to discuss increasing growth opportunities for small- and medium-sized Michigan businesses

Media representatives are invited to attend the Autoline Supplier Symposium Panel on Thursday, January 17, 2013 in the Chrysler exhibit at the North American International Auto Show.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Founders Brewing Co. expanding Grand Rapids facility, adding 52 jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $2 million Michigan Business Development Program incentive for the expansion of Founders Brewing Company’s Grand Rapids facility.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

La-Z-Boy Incorporated expanding in Monroe, adding 50 jobs

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation today announced Michigan Strategic Fund approval of a $3 million Michigan Business Development Program incentive for the construction of a new La-Z-Boy headquarters in Monroe.

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