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Small But Mighty: 4 (More) Microbusinesses to Watch in Southwest Michigan

According to a 2021 nationwide survey on microbusinesses conducted by Venture Forward, Americans created 2.8 million more microbusinesses in 2020 than in the previous year. A microbusiness is generally defined as a business that operates on a small scale, typically with five or fewer employers. This article is part two of our series on microbusinesses …

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These Thriving Black-Owned Businesses Illustrate The Power Of Partnership

Brandon Campbell can relate to Black entrepreneurs. As the director of The Women’s Business Center at Cornerstone Alliance and a former full-time entrepreneur himself, he strives to provide Black business owners in Southwest Michigan with the resources he didn’t receive so they don’t have to do it alone. According to Campbell, “A thriving Black business …

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Shop (Super) Small: Microbusinesses in SW Michigan

What’s a “microbusiness”? Just what it sounds like: a business that operates on a small scale, typically with five or fewer employees. This article is kicking off a series where we’re focusing on some MICRO-microbusinesses: super-small enterprises, often run from home with just one employee: the owner! From herbal medicine to handmade furniture, the following …

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