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MTEC SmartZone welcomes two new tenants to Jutila Center

Early Spring Productions and LeClaire Surveying Services LLC create 5 new jobs in Hancock


HANCOCK, Michigan (June 20, 2013) – Two start-up ventures hit the ground running this month with support from MTEC SmartZone. Early Spring Productions, LLC and LeClaire Surveying Services, LLC are the newest tenants of Jutila Center business incubator, and combined, they’ve created five new jobs in Hancock.


MTEC SmartZone Provides Local Companies With Exporting Assistance to Finland

May 30, 2013, Houghton, MI – As part of FinnFest USA 2013, MTEC SmartZone is
hosting and promoting a number of opportunities for Michigan based
companies to identify their next technology service or product sale.
The events also provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to showcase
their technology-based businesses and network with regional, state,
and international business support specialists.


MTEC SmartZone helps local professional women unleash their entrepreneurial spirit

HOUGHTON, Michigan (May 20, 2013) – Four local professional women who share a strong drive for starting their own technology ventures are close to turning those aspirations into reality.


Michigan Technological University Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Megan Frost is among the group of women participating in a nationally renowned program designed to guide women through the process of starting their own technology companies.


MTEC SmartZone entrepreneur training program, SmartStart, turns technology ideas into viable businesses

HOUGHTON, Michigan (March 12, 2013) – Commercializing a new technology can cost more time and money than entrepreneurs can afford. Along with the fear of failing, these issues are often cited as reasons many great ideas never make it to market. To help beginning-stage inventors determine early if their idea will turn into a successful business opportunity, MTEC SmartZone created SmartStart.


New MTEC SmartZone Tenant Hires Michigan Tech Students to Support IT Division

Lansing-based retirement solutions firm, Jackson®, opens satellite office in Lakeshore Center


HOUGHTON, Michigan (March 5, 2013) – Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) is a growing retirement solutions provider headquartered in Lansing, Michigan. Their information technology (IT) department helps manage Jackson’s growth, which makes hiring talented IT professionals crucial to the company’s success.


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