Aging2.0 came to Grand Rapids in September as part of the #30in30in30 global event – Thirty cities in 30 days with 30 startup pitches for products that will help our elders. Grand Rapids was honored to be selected as one of the cities, with even greater attendance at our host venue, Start Garden, than Chicago. My background in startup support plus my new work with the Untold Stories Project was a great fit for the panel. What a blast!
Since April, I’ve been working on a side project called Untold Stories. Its focus is on preserving history while getting to the root of how technology has effected our society. I spend an awful lot of time on the computer and internet, much more than the average American, I’m sure, and I know it takes a toll. My eye sight has suffered, and so has my posture. I sadly no longer feel the urge to call up a friend when I can just message them online, and there is a constant stream of information coming my way from a myriad of sources. Read more
This week, Green Cup Design was featured in the Grand Rapids Business Journal, during an interview with founder Veronica Kirin. The article covered much of Veronica’s experience in the Small Business world, but settled prominently on Green Cup Design as her current work. Read more
Entrepreneurial Insider is a program put on by Mary Brown of GROW and hosted by Shelley Irwin on the WGVU Morning Show. It highlights the triumphs and struggles of being a small business owner to encourage other Grand Rapids entrepreneurs
This week, Green Cup Design founder Veronica Kirin was featured to speak to the theme “Freelance to Small Business Owner”. The transition of Kirin|Design to Green Cup Design has carried many lessons that will hopefully be valuable to other entrepreneurs who may be going through or anticipating a similar experience. Read more
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