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YENSO INDEX LAYS OUT STRENGTH OF CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Investors and the media have given a lot of attention to Bitcoin, Ethereum and various other cryptocurrencies, and a wider cast of players continue to get involved. The cryptocurrency market has increased in importance for financial investments, creating crypto millionaires. A.J. Boggs & Company, an internet product and cloud services firm headquartered in East Lansing, […]

MICHIGAN FARM BUREAU: BUDGET PACKAGE GOOD FOR AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMERS

Negotiations in the House and Senate earlier this month achieved a budget compromise, the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA); Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) is lauding the final package, which addresses many reforms necessary to dairy and crop insurance programs. The BBA eliminates caps on crop insurance policies for livestock producers, according to John Kran of the […]

LEAP PROGRAM LEVERAGES CROWDLENDING TO HELP FUND STARTUPS IN THE REGION

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) is taking additional action toward increasing funding opportunities for regional entrepreneurs. LEAP has launched a new initiative called Fund Lansing, which aims to leverage a global online crowdfunding platform, called Kiva, to increase funding for small business owners throughout the region. LEAP, an approved trustee with an executed agreement […]

URBAN SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES A UNIQUE STYLE OF LIVING PROJECTED FOR SPRING 2019

When Brent Forsberg walked into the old building on the corner of Hosmer and Hazel Street, just south of interstate 496 in Lansing, he said “We’ve got to do something different.” That something different could be something Lansing hasn’t quite seen before. Shipping container-inspired apartments. Forsberg led Governor Rick Snyder on a tour of the […]

EATON RAPIDS AMONG SIX PARTICIPANTS IN MICHIGAN MAIN STREET PROGRAM

Numerous studies show that investments in downtowns create vibrant, healthy communities and boost the economic strength of the state. Six communities in Michigan will participate in the Michigan Main Street Program, a program whose goal is to help create sustainable and unique places. The six communities include Eaton Rapids, Cheboygan, Dearborn, Dundee, Kalkaska and Flat […]

GOV. SNYDER ANNOUNCES PROPOSAL TO HELP RENEW MICHIGAN’S ENVIRONMENT

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, Gov. Rick Snyder announced a proposal to invest $79 million annually to contribute to renewing Michigan’s environment and protect public health. Thousands of contaminated sites still exist throughout Michigan, and the proposal serves as a replacement to the expired Clean Michigan Initiative Bond. “Michiganders deserve a smart and safe plan to […]

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