Published: March 15, 2019

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Announces 2019 Board of Directors

GROW adds new board members to continue to guide the organization in empowering local entrepreneurs and business owners. Grand Rapids, Michigan — West Michigan non-profit organization, GROW, welcomes six board members to its 2019 Board of Directors to further help strategic direction of the organization. New board members include: Meg Lehigh, HR Collaborative, takes the […]

Published: March 04, 2019

GROW Celebrates Their 30-year Anniversary in 2019

The organization encourages past clients, board members and volunteers to reconnect and share their stories. Grand Rapids, MI –GROW, a women-focused entrepreneurial support and training organization, is celebrating 30 years of supporting and educating men and women of West Michigan through all facets of entrepreneurship. Today, we live in a time where news about organizations […]

Published: February 21, 2019

Building Your Brand as a Startup or New Business

Building Your Brand as a Startup or New Business When it comes to building a brand, you may not think it applies to you and your business. We’re here to tell you that it does. There are so many different definitions of a brand. Ultimately, we believe it is what people think when they hear […]

Published: February 14, 2019

The Best Apps for Entrepreneurs in 2019

The Best Apps for Entrepreneurs in 2019   When it comes to entrepreneurship, there’s a lot that needs to get done. Often times, those things fall on just a few people. Technology is always impacting the way we do business. Luckily, we live in a time where apps, tools, and gadgets help us handle everything […]

Published: February 12, 2019

Woman Up & Learn Summit is March 1 in Grand Rapids

Woman Up & Learn Summit is March 1 in Grand Rapids We are thrilled to work with Michigan Woman Forward who has put an incredible event together for women with a passion for starting or running their own business. You’ll take part in a day of inspiring presentations, networking, camaraderie, great food and more. All […]

Published: January 28, 2019

Entrepreneurial Insider with Karen Benson on WGVU Radio

Entrepreneurial Insider with Karen Benson on WGVU Radio January 2019 Karen Benson spoke with Shelley Irwin of WGVU Radio for our January segment of Entrepreneurial Insider. She shares more about the classes, training and support available to entrepreneurs in Muskegon, including our Intro to GROW classes that are available at both the Muskegon Innovation Hub […]

Published: December 20, 2018

Strategic Planning for the New Year

Strategic Planning for the New Year If you have yet to start thinking BIG for the new year, it’s time! Take a few moments to reflect on the past year and your business journey. Was it everything you hoped for? Were you able to reach your goals? When and where could you have used some […]

Published: December 13, 2018

Business Plan Basics – What Your Business Plan Should Include & Why

Business Plan Basics – What Your Business Plan Should Include & Why Business plans always seem like a very daunting part of the entrepreneurial process, but when you strip it down, it can be pretty simple. Essentially, it’s an outline that shows why your business is going to work. And even if you never show […]

Published: November 28, 2018

Holiday Marketing

Holiday Marketing Christmas is coming! Which means holiday shopping is in full swing. It’s time to break out all the tips and tricks to attracting customers this holiday season and we’ve got five great ways to up your holiday marketing game! Emails. Keep your emails fresh and frequent this time of year. Focus on deals, […]

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