Monthly Archives: May 2014

Michigan’s entrepreneurial climate goes from 41st to 6th ranking in nation; venture capital grows

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By Melissa Anders at manders@mlive.com

Michigan has improved its entrepreneurial climate and venture capital funding the last several years, according to recent reports.

The state ranks sixth nationwide for the best entrepreneurial climate, up from 41st in 2007 and 2008, according to the Michigan Entrepreneurship Score Card released Monday by MiQuest, a Lansing-based nonprofit formed after the merger of the Small Business Foundation of Michigan and Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest.…

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What You See Is What You Get – or Is It?

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I am reading a book called The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons on attention, perception, memory and reasoning – which comes to this startling conclusion: “Our minds don’t work the way we think they do”.   One classic experiment they did shows that 50% of us at any time will miss critical information, even when it is right in front of us. …

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