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Grand Rapids ranked one of top cities to start a tech career
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Grand Rapids ranked one of top cities to start a tech career

Grand Rapids was recently ranked one of the best cities to start a tech career in the U.S. by yahoo!finance.

The Right Place announces Rob Llanes as Senior Vice President of Business Development
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The Right Place announces Rob Llanes as Senior Vice President of Business Development

Rob Llanes hired on to lead The Right Place’s Prosperity team, will focus on business retention, expansion and attraction in Greater Grand Rapids region

The Oceana County Economic Alliance & The Right Place assist local fruit farm with new technology
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The Oceana County Economic Alliance & The Right Place assist local fruit farm with new technology

N J Fox & Sons earns $75,000 grant to convert former cold storage room into pear ripening room

Go Further Together: Local partnerships & technology adoption
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Go Further Together: Local partnerships & technology adoption

How software developers from two local companies worked together to create embedded software for a device, building up to a trusted partnership, and helping to create a stronger tech community in our region

Community Development in Action: Assisting the Ada Township Downtown Development Authority
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Community Development in Action: Assisting the Ada Township Downtown Development Authority

How focused facilitation helped build a collaborative roadmap to guide the day-to-day focus of the Ada Township Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

King Milling Co. Announces $42 Million Expansion, New Jobs
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King Milling Co. Announces $42 Million Expansion, New Jobs

King Milling Co., the oldest continually operating business in Kent County, today announced a $42 million expansion that will build a new flour mill in Lowell and create new jobs.

The Right Place assists HOLO Footwear to locate headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids
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The Right Place assists HOLO Footwear to locate headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids

Sustainable outdoor footwear company to add 61 jobs, invest $1.6 million to open location in the region

Twisthink Chooses Grand Rapids for New Headquarters to Accelerate Growth and Create Impact
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Twisthink Chooses Grand Rapids for New Headquarters to Accelerate Growth and Create Impact

Digital consulting firm brings new perspectives and expertise to the Grand Rapids Innovation Park with support from MEDC, The City of Grand Rapids, The Right Place, and Rockford Construction

Five local entrepreneurs win business capital as pitch north 2022 finalists
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Five local entrepreneurs win business capital as pitch north 2022 finalists

Five local entrepreneurs took home their share of over $11,000 on Tuesday, June 14th

West Michigan’s tech ecosystem is growing through co-opetition
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West Michigan’s tech ecosystem is growing through co-opetition

“Co-opetition” — cooperating with a competitor to achieve a common goal or get ahead — has been gaining traction for the last three decades.

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