AgTech Grows in Michigan
March 28, 2017
Michigan is more famous for its car industry, great lake, and big 10 universities than it is for agriculture. But about 180 miles west of Detroit is West Olive, a township located in Ottawa County founded by Dutch immigrants. With a population just shy of 5,000, West Olive is non-descript and sleepy, but it is also the base for one of the few agtech incubators in the U.S. Could Michigan be the next Silicon Valley?
Ag business incubator changes name
March 10, 2017
The Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator, which serves entrepreneurs, farmers and emerging small businesses, recently announced a new name and visual identity.
The incubator, now known as ACRE AgTech, will continue its work to connect, develop and cultivate agriculture technology innovations, either into new businesses or commercializing them in partnership with established entities.
Incubator Helps AgTech Startups
March 01, 2017
A business incubator coordinator says Michigan could be the next Silicon Valley for new agricultural technology. Click the audio link at the bottom of the article for the full interview.
Hudsonville Students Could Get $1,000 for Business Idea
January 11, 2017
The Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator is partnering with the Chamber on this project to provide four hours of free mentoring services following the contest to help each of the finalists that want to take the next steps to move their idea from concept to reality.