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  • Concrete floors

    TechSmith Construction Update 11/16/2021

    Posted: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
    Category: TechSmith Construction

    Construction •Steel complete  •Slab on metal deck (2nd floor concrete), first pour completed on 11/12. This completed the 1st of 3 suspended concrete pours.  •Cold form framing has started. Focus is currently on...

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  • BitLyft Cybersecurity

    BitLyft raises $1M to supercharge its cybersecurity mission

    Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
    Category: Michigan Rise

    Michigan-based BitLyft Cybersecurity will leverage new funding to meet increasing demand to optimize and automate cybersecurity for small and midsize organizations. November 2, 2021, Lansing Michigan - Michigan-based BitLyft Cybersecurity announce...

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  • AURP Award

    Michigan State University Foundation wins Emerging Park Award at AURP 2021 International Conference

    Posted: Monday, November 1, 2021
    Category: Innovation Parks

    Earns award for creating exceptional high-tech entrepreneurship ecosystem EAST LANSING, Mich., NOV. 1, 2021 –– The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) today named Michigan State University Foundation the recipient of their 2021 Em...

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  • Rosenberg and VanCamp

    One Lab, One Discovery: The Continuous Ripple Effect

    Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    Category: Foundation News

    Nearly six decades after cisplatin’s founding, the anti-cancer drug’s legacy resonates across the MSU landscape. Through the MSU Foundation, some $325 million in cisplatin and carboplatin royalties earned from 1979-2004 have pushed MSU investigators ...

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  • 1st Floor Slab on Grade Complete

    TechSmith Construction Update 10/26/2021

    Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    Category: TechSmith Construction

    1st Floor Slab on Grade Complete. Parking lot prepped and base layer of asphalt complete. All vehicle traffic on the site able to use the asphalt covered parking lot Provides a major reduction in mud being dragged and caked on Crescent...

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  • Sept 13, 2021 TechSmith update

    TechSmith Construction Update 9/13/2021

    Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2021
    Category: TechSmith Construction

    September TechSmith Building Update

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  • Conquer Accelerator Logo

    Spartan Innovations Launches Second Conquer Accelerator Cohort in Grand Rapids

    Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021
    Author: Rod Poland
    Category: Spartan Innovations

    Spartan Innovations Launches Second Conquer Accelerator Cohort in Grand Rapids Michigan-based accelerator provides funding, mentorship and network opportunities to emerging entrepreneurs Conquer Accelerator announces its second cohort in Grand Rapi...

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  • Doug Meijer Innovation Building Plaza

    Grand Rapids SmartZone selects Spartan Innovations to provide technology district incubator services

    Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021
    Category: Spartan Innovations

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. –  The Smartzone LDFA approved on September 8th an agreement with Spartan Innovations & Start Garden to collaborate and manage its SmartZone Incubator and related hi-tech business support services. In response to t...

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  • detention

    TechSmith Construction Update 8/16/2021

    Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021
    Category: TechSmith Construction

    Foundation footing & walls complete​ Foundation damp proofing, insulation and backfill complete​ Interior piers complete​ Underground storm water detention system complete

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  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation logo.

    Michigan Strategic Fund adds $6.5M of funding to Michigan Rise Pre-Seed III Fund

    Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021
    Category: Michigan Rise

    Michigan State University Foundation receives an additional $6.5M from the Michigan Strategic Fund to build upon its support for high-tech startups via the Michigan Rise Pre-Seed III Fund

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