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PhotoUp CEO Chris Palmer

Outsourcing with a mission, and a conscience

With an innovative approach and a socially-conscious mindset, Grand Rapids-based startup PhotoUp hopes to provide affordable, high-quality photo-editing services and reframe the conversation around offshore outsourcing. Writer Steven Thomas Kent provides a snapshot of the growing technology company.

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Start Garden partners with new accelerator, dives into the Internet of Things

Start Garden recently announced the Seamless Coalition and Accelerator, a partnership with Meijer, Steelcase and other notable area companies that will focus on Internet of Things startups. We explore what it means for the region -- and what the heck is the Internet of Things, anyway?

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G-Sync: West Michigan comes out for design

Each month publisher and lifestyle editor Tommy Allen checks in with Rapid Growth to share his thoughts on a topic trending in our region. This month he is all about the power of design to inspire a new way of working here, and West Michigan Design Week's stellar 2nd annual event has him geeked.

Jeff Courter

Enjoying the great outdoors, only a little smarter

With a recent round of venture capital funding and a carefully researched wildlife prediction model, Grand Rapids-based Sportsman Tracker has positioned itself at the forefront in the emerging market of hunting and fishing software. Steven Thomas Kent talks technology and turkey hunting with the fast-growing local company.

Matt Fletcher, left, and Rick Harlow, right.

"Balanced Teams Everywhere": Forward-thinking collective returns to Grand Rapids with 2015 Summit

Spearheaded by Matt Fletcher from Atomic Object, the loose group of software professionals known as “Balanced Team” plan to share some of the techniques and methods they’ve developed to help foster diverse, cross-disciplinary project teams when they come to Grand Rapids this summer.
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  • Vizidef Display Technology
    Vizidef Display Technology, founded by Marcel Thibert with design researcher Jordan VerBerg, was one of the first groups to bring integrative technology, combining static and digital displays, to the market.
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