Entrepreneurship

Whether it’s medical device developers like Rochester Hills’ Oxus, alternative energy companies like Troy’s Ecojiva, Hazel Park’s designers Ryde Motorcycles or toy/engineering labs like Birmingham’s The Robot Garage, economic pioneers are reshaping Michigan’s business landscape. You can’t stop them, so why not join them?

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U-M Researchers Say Oakland County Economy Well-Positioned for Solid Rebound from COVID-19 Pandemic

Oakland County’s small businesses and workforce took the brunt of COVID-19’s economic tsunami, but the county’s overall economic diversity and solid fundamentals positions it well for an economic recovery,...

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered by Oakland County Small Business Team

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of...

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered by Oakland County Small Business Team

Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of...
Dave Coulter

Coulter: More Than 3,500 Oakland County Small Businesses Helped As Nearly $14 Million In Stabilization Grants Awarded

More than 3,500 small businesses seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive grants averaging nearly $4,000 from Oakland County’s $14 million small business stabilization fund, County Executive David...

Featured Videos

What’s Brewing in Oakland County

There is no question that craft beer is experiencing explosive growth all over the country. With some of America's largest, top-ranked craft beer producers right here in Michigan, our...

Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle

Laughter is truly the best medicine, and Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle is your favorite doctor's office. Since 1979, the Comedy Castle in Royal Oak has been a staple for stand-up...

Andrew Chmielewski

Andrew Chmielewski is the co-founder of Dave's Sweet Tooth, the largest manufacturer of specialty toffee products in Michigan, and Mitten Crate, a monthly subscription-based box delivery of Michigan-made artisan food products and specialty goods....

Featured Video: Bingo Pet Salon

Bingo Pet Salon is a full-service dog and cat grooming facility in downtown Royal Oak that also offers dog walking and pet sitting services as well as groomer training...

Featured Video: Sundberg-Ferar

Sundberg-Ferar was established in 1934 and is the second oldest industrial product design company in the United States. The Walled Lake company is an industry leader with a product roster...

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