Entrepreneurship

Longform Juan (cacao and coffee farmer), Chad Morton and Efren Madriaga

Published Together: The heart opening journey of a superfood in our backyard


Feature Story Zeeland's Strength and Main ad campaign asks customers to pull together for downtown businesses
Feature Story Magnus Capital Partners' development in Holland Township on Felch Street will also see a mix of studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments on an 8-acre site.

Developer builds with ‘missing middle’ workforce in mind


Feature Story Holland BPW’s Pete Hoffswell was honored as Innovator of the Yearfor the “smart brick” he invented, which collects temperature data throughout the city’s snowmelt system.
Feature Story Ed Garner is the Regional Director of the West Michigan Region of Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Feature Story Tate Shumaker has an Etsy side hustle making habitats for pets.  Their store, Tatescosycreatures, features adorable hideaways shaped like fruits and vegetables for pet hamsters, guinea pigs, and rats.

Time is right for creative people to open Etsy shops


Feature Story lakeshore-gift-guide
Feature Story Koops Automation Systems team members work together to assemble an automated system.

Employee-owned Holland company on a growth streak


Feature Story Zeeland's Tripelroot brewpub has had to shift gears to stay relavant in the time of COVID.
Feature Story Amanda Chocko is Lakeshore Advantage's Director of Entrepreneurship.
Feature Story West Michigan brewers are modifying the base recipe for the Black is Beautiful stout and making it their own. Proceeds are donated to organizations that raise awareness of racial inequality and promote social justice.

Black is Beautiful collaborative takes hold at Lakeshore breweries


Feature Story Mike Ramirez is who is serving as the Restart Grant Board Chair for the Lakeshore Advantage grant administration process.

Transparency and inclusiveness drive Restart Grant award process


Feature Story Michael McDermott performs at Seven Steps Up in 2019.

Community rallies behind ‘beloved’ music venue owners


Feature Story Liz Hoffswell is a small business expert.
Feature Story The Curragh Irish Pub switched to takeout during the COVID-19 crisis to maintain social distancing.

How to help your restaurant survive the COVID-19 pandemic


Feature Story Kathleen Lesher is the owner of the Uptown Gallery & Frame Shop.

Small businesses remain integral to community amid crisis


Feature Story Basil at hotel

Immigrant entrepreneur makes a big difference in Spring Lake