Urban Employ Beta represents a shift away from the “top-down,” national job search engines. Urban Employ offers cost-effective regional employment listings to attract highly-qualified, diverse entry-level and mid-level talent. With thousands of internships and jobs in major metropolitan regions available, Urban Employ’s dedicated focus on both internships and jobs provides a unique forum for businesses, nonprofits, and governments to access quality candidates. Thousands of candidates and employers are registered on Urban Employ, and over 400 college and university career service offices and centers recognize Urban Employ.
The Business Accelerator Fund is a 2 year, $3 million fund that may be accessed by participating Michigan business accelerators statewide to provide specialized business acceleration services to companies commercializing advanced technology. The program was developed with input from 13 Michigan business accelerators and leverages that network to spread best practices statewide and in tandem with the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center’s (MI-SBTDC) business consulting, entrepreneurial education, and information based planning services.
The Business Accelerator Fund is a 21st Century Jobs Fund Program managed by the MI-SBTDC in partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Michigan’s network of business accelerators.
BlackBox Startups, Inc. (BBS) is a Midwest Digital Incubator. BBS’s team includes business analysts, creative and technical specialists, diverse funding partners, and over 17 years of experience in the Internet space – BBS helps turn ideas into successful online businesses.
With its roots in Michigan since 1996, BBS has established digital representation and marketing plans for hundreds of organizations, including Fortune 100 companies. BBS members actively coach a dozen organizations at any time on aspects of fund raising, IP protection, technology consulting, strategy or scaling technology solutions for startups.
Technology Partner: Media Genesis
Media Genesis, Inc. of Troy, Michigan is one of Southeastern Michigan’s premier web development and technology consulting firms. With approximately 50 employees, Media Genesis services over 300 companies and non-profit organizations nationwide and across the globe.