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Startup Grind - 6/18

Learn how Reliable Aftermarket Parts grew to $15M in 6 Years.


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The Disciplined Founder

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Every day, my team and I have a 15 minute check-in meeting at 10am. Every Friday, we do a retrospective of the week, where we discuss what went well, what…

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Startup Grind June Highlights Local Growth

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Startup Grind Lansing will be hosting Tom Salisbury, president and owner of Reliable Aftermarket Parts, this Thursday at 6:00 PM at the East Lansing Technology Innovation Center. The event will…

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The Pomodoro Technique – A Massive Productivity Hack for Founders

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A few weeks ago, a friend of mine, a local, very successful entrepreneur, introduced me to one of the best videos I’ve seen in a very long time. In this…

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How to Raise Money For a Startup – 7 Resources to Help You Get Started

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One of the questions I’m asked often is how to go about the fundraising process. In my experience, there is no one way to approach it, though I have found…


Cutting the Cable: Hatching Champ Offers Affordable Fencing

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The team at Cutting the Cable, the winner of last week’s Anniversary Edition of the Hatching, may have a tentative name, but their idea is one grown from a shared…


Live a Social Lifestyle, Connect With Others With Necter

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Necter is “Your go-to campus connector.” Students want to be social. They want to do the things they love and connect with others who love doing the same things. But…


Doberman Technologies Guards And Supports Your Company’s Tech

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Doberman Technologies is more than just IT support for businesses. Founded by Ian Richardson, their mission is to not only offer support, but also provide the tools a business needs…


Spray N’ Play Lets you Play All Day

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Sean Fochtman, co-founder of last month’s Hatching winner Spray N’ Play, believes there is a better way to play with your Lego creations. After taking home $1,000 at May’s Hatching…