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My name is Jack Pedlow, and I am a senior at the University of Michigan. Growing up the son of an AP economics teacher, I have always been surrounded by economics and it has become a passion of mine. I am also very passionate about...

By DJ Seaton, Western Michigan University Research & Data Intern, Spring Semester 2021 LEAP is, in every sense of the word, a perfect fit for me. Being a resident of Lansing for the first 20 years of my life has given me a great perspective of the...

Why mentors and innovation are a strong combination. 2020 forced nearly every industry to move beyond business as usual and, instead, innovate to better serve consumers. For early-stage startups, access to an experienced mentor can be the second mate that guides the ship through the...

As it’s program grows, PROTO hopes to gain participation from a diverse collection of industry players. PROTO Accelerator’s newly expanded Corporate Innovation Platform instills a culture of innovation within corporations across Michigan in multiple industry segments. PROTO Accelerator will focus on a variety of tech industries...

And how you can weave them into planning and goal-setting. Businesses are analyzing and expanding their strategies to prepare for the new year while also searching for stability amid lingering uncertainty from 2020. In either case, it’s becoming increasingly challenging to plan for the future. Many...