Michigan’s economy was close to being decimated from a series of devastating events, hitting our manufacturing foundation well below the belt. We have seen situations similar to this before and have risen to the challenge. We are a unique sort in Michigan; we are proud, hardworking people whose determination and grit knows no end other than success. Included in this group are entrepreneurs, comprised of bright, forward thinking, motivated individuals working passionately towards reaching their varying goals and an opportunity to show the world the ingenuity they are able to provide, aiding in moving Michigan’s economy forward.
In Michigan, entrepreneurs are fortunate to have a strong support network and resources intended to aid in their success and, in turn, the success of Michigan as a whole. One of the many options available is Michigan SmartZones. The staff of the SmartZones work diligently in an effort provide almost limitless educational opportunities for the entrepreneur, from gatherings intended to maximize the capabilities of social media, to expert legal and financial consultations, to trade missions abroad and almost everything in between. Experienced business people are in place willingly providing expertise and mentoring, often volunteering their time. Commercialization and capital experts are employed to aid in simplifying what can be a complex network of their respective specializations.