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UIX Blog: Crowdfunding data shows patterns by industry
By Matthew Russell
Thursday, February 11, 2016
There are more ways than ever now for people to get help funding their projects. Legislation four years ago cleared the way for crowdfunding platforms to help connect those with a need to those who can chip in, and West Michigan is home to many of those connections.
How small businesses can avoid the risks of mobile payment
By Lauren Fay Carlson
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Convenient and easy-to-use mobile payment technologies are increasing in popularity among small businesses, but they can pose security risks. Here are a few tips on how small businesses can ensure the security of their customers' and their own financial information.
Rapid Blog: In a changing Grand Rapids, a call for more women in our city's tech scene
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Becky VandenBout, a BitCamp instructor and advisory board member and front end web developer at Appropos, tells Rapid Growth about her hopes for the new year, including the need for more women in Grand Rapids' tech scene.
Making Grand Rapids more affordable, inclusive and equitable: Our city's hopes for 2016
Thursday, January 07, 2016
As we bid adieu to 2015 and welcome another turn around the sun, Grand Rapidians who are changing and shaping our city share what they hope will happen in 2016.
Grand Rapids' Appropos leads wholesale business into the Amazon age
Steven Thomas Kent
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Even as online retailers dominate the business-to-customer retail market with intuitive software and data-based marketing tools, business-to-business wholesale transactions still tend to wallow in clunky, outdated software systems. Grand Rapids-based Appropos is on the scene as an early responder, working to help big names in the footwear industry reimagine the way they deal with retailers.
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As GR Makers plan second location at Pyramid, failure is an option
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Simms Electronics: Changing the world, one project at a time
French auto & aerospace manufacturer taps Grand Rapids for first North American Innovation Center
C2 Group looks to build excitement for high tech careers
Grand Rapids duo launches community job board to help workers connect with side gigs
Modustri makes a sweet move
Meredith Bronk on work-life balance, career success and happiness
New career assistance program launched by coLearning and TEKsystems
Power Up! Local organizers looking to connect with the tech sector
Modustri enters into alliance with Caterpillar, expects to double team in next 18 months
X-Rite Pantone's new center highlights color technology and innovation
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