Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
LendGR, a new program in the Seidman College of Business, is pairing students with area small business owners and entrepreneurs to help them develop or strengthen their businesses.
Oct 19, 2020
Kat Samardzija, '19, founder of Locker Lifestyle, created Headband Aid. Buttons on the headband allow you to attach a surgical mask to relieve irritation behind the ears.
May 18, 2020
A team of six area high school students won $2,500 and took first place at the 2019 Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA) Final Showcase June 28.
Jul 2, 2019
More than 45 students from 24 area high schools will work alongside Grand Valley State University faculty members and students to brainstorm ways to create economic growth opportunities that can lead to a reduction in poverty rates and increase access to services.
Jun 17, 2019
Katarina Samardzija, a senior majoring in marketing and entrepreneurship, was named one of the Newsmakers of the Year by the Grand Rapids Business Journal.
Feb 1, 2019
A team of five area high school students won $2,500 and took first place at the 2018 Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy (TESA) Final Showcase June 22 for their idea for a Smart View app that would show how certain areas of downtown Grand Rapids would look in the future.
Jun 27, 2018
Area high school students will work alongside Grand Valley State University faculty members and students to come up with a new product concept or service during a week-long summer camp.
Jun 12, 2018
Grand Valley State University has established the Michigan Veteran Entrepreneur-Lab (MVE-Lab), a new outreach program designed to give veteran entrepreneurs the know-how, resources and network to start or grow a company in the region.
Jun 1, 2018