Episode 6: Inside Lenovo with Lawrence Yu

If you didn’t know already, the largest computer company in the world is a Chinese company. Lenovo, headquartered in Beijing, China, made headlines in 2005 when it acquired the personal computer division of IBM and set up a North American HQ in Morrisville, NC. Today, the company has facilities in 60 countries and has customers […]

Blog Post: Corp! Magazine’s Diversity Awards & Gov. Snyder’s Immigration Plans for Michigan

Yesterday, Corp! Magazine held its 8th Annual Michigan Salute to Diversity Awards at the MGM Grand Detroit.  The room was packed with a number of Michigan’s leading companies and key executives.  It’s no secret that diversity in the workplace fuels new ideas and innovation.  Many companies and executives were honored for their efforts in this […]

EPISODE 5 – REAL ESTATE FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS

Aaron Hoffman, realtor and owner of A. Hoffman Realty in East Lansing talks about his experience servicing foreign clients, first for businesses moving into Michigan, and now focusing on foreign students coming to the state. As Michigan’s economy and citizens become more international, demand for such services will grow, spurning more business opportunities.

Business Focus: CultureMesh.com

Comeback Michigan is always excited to feature Michigan entrepreneurs building positive business models that can really help impact the great state of Michigan. This week, we are excited to feature a guest post from Michigander and MSU graduate, Ken Chester, who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Culturemesh.com. Culure Mesh just recently launched and is poised […]

A #puremichigan Global Business: Culturemesh.com

CultureMesh.com, started in Silicon Valley by MSU alum Ken Chester

Comeback Michigan is always excited to feature Michigan entrepreneurs building positive business models that can really help impact the great state of Michigan. This week, we are excited to feature a guest post from Michigander and MSU graduate, Ken Chester, who is the CEO and Co-Founder of Culturemesh.com. Culure Mesh just recently launched and is poised to […]

MSHDA’s Scott Woosley Out: Implications for Michigan’s #EB5 Regional Center?

In case you missed it, Michigan State Housing Development Authority (“MSHDA”) Executive Director Scott Woosley resigned last Friday after his personal expense report was obtained and released through a Freedom of Information Act Request.  The report revealed that Woosley had racked up extravagant expenses on travel and entertainment since taking over as head of MSDHA.  […]