Business Development

Business Incubator Program | Walk-In Wednesdays | Virtual Tenant Program | Business Accelerator Fund

Business Resource Library

Thinking of starting your own business?  Stop by MAREC to view one of the many Entrepreneur Magazine's Step By Step Startup Guides.  They provide all the information you need to start a successful business!  The library is courtesy of the Michigan Small Business Development Center and is open to the public Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

MAREC also houses many renewable energy periodicals from the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Center.  For a complete list of our collection click on LIBRARY.

Business Incubator Program

Our program assists aspiring alternative and renewable energy entrepreneurs and business startups throughout the business development cycle. We’ll help you to gain the knowledge, expertise and strategies you need to be ready for the risks and rewards of the marketplace. More >

Walk-In Wednesdays

Walk-In Wednesdays Program.

What goes on in that unusual-looking barrel-roofed building by Muskegon Lake? Feel free to drop in during our Walk-In Wednesdays and find out. We encourage walk-in visitors every Wednesday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

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Virtual Tenant Program

Join MAREC’s Virtual Tenant Program and let us help you bring your business concepts to life. This program is designed for the energy or technology entrepreneur who needs business services, while not ready for dedicated space.  More >

Business Incubator Tenant Referral Program

MAREC has the space to turn visions into reality. We’re asking you for new tenant referrals—-and we’ll reward you $250 to $1,000! If you know someone who has a business idea or small business and would benefit from becoming an onsite tenant at MAREC, let us know. This offer is first-come, first-served and is valid until December 31, 2012.

Business Accelerator Fund

Through the Business Accelerator Fund (BAF), a new state grant program managed by the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center (MI-SBDC), MAREC has received funds and joined a statewide funding pool to help growing high-tech companies obtain accelerator services to leverage business development and job growth. MAREC will also assist these Michigan companies in pursuing grants of up to $50,000 from the Business Accelerator Fund, launched in December, 2011 with $3.5 million in state funds.  More >



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