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Top 4 Takeaways from Tech Week Grand Rapids & Michigan Tech Week
What better way to share our story, attract new founders to our region, and also show off the spectacular companies that are already located here, than launching the first ever Tech Week Grand Rapids and Michigan Tech Week?
Grand Rapids launches inaugural Tech Week
Multi-location event will showcase the region’s tech sector and run from September 21-24, 2022
The Right Place debuts Tech Strategy for Greater Grand Rapids Region
10-year strategy will position region as a leading tech cluster in Midwest; creating 20,000 new jobs in the tech sector
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.
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
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
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.
Tapping Into the Remote Workforce: Building the Next Great Technology Hub of the Midwest
What is being done to lay the foundation for remote work here in our region? We have a unique opportunity to tap into this new wave of remote work to help establish Greater Grand Rapids as the next top technology hub in the Midwest.
$540,000 grant aims to help regional advanced manufacturing and technology companies attract & retain talent
As many as 20 companies have until Feb. 16 to apply for up to $25,000 in funding to offset career training costs
The Top 5 Things Learned at CES 2022
Is there a better way to kick off the new year than learning about the upcoming technology trends of the world?