Entrepreneurial Mindset


Lexus Velodrome

LTU's Centrepolis Accelerator sponsoring Hardware Tech Summit for product startups 

The Centrepolis Accelerator, a physical product business incubator established last year by Lawrence Technological University and the city of Southfield, is co-sponsoring the first-ever Michigan Hardware Tech Summit, to be held Wednesday, June 19 at the Lexus Velodrome, 601 Mack Ave. in Detroit.

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Michigan Agency for Energy

LTU gets $75,000 state grant for growth of 'Cleantech' manufacturers, hardware startups 

The Michigan Energy Office (MEO) has awarded a one-year, $75,000 Michigan Cleantech Product Launch Program (MI CPLP) grant to Lawrence Technological University (LTU) and the Centrepolis Accelerator to launch a “Cleantech ScaleUp for Success” pilot program.

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Max Feber

Coffee entrepreneur with ties to LTU scores deal on ABC-TV's 'Shark Tank' 

Budding entrepreneur Max Feber has fulfilled a childhood dream of being featured on ABC's entrepreneurial pitch show “Shark Tank” – and during the appearance, Feber even scored a deal with billionaire Mark Cuban. Feber and his pitch for the Bruw cold-brewed coffee system were featured on the Sunday, Jan. 6 edition of the show, and Feber accepted $50,000 from Cuban for a 30 percent stake in the company. Feber, 19, honed his startup skills three years ago in an entrepreneurship class, offered as a dual-enrollment course by Lawrence Technological University and Frankel Jewish Academy in West Bloomfield Township. The course was taught by LTU college professor Donald Reimer.

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Dearborn-based Services to Enhance Potential (STEP)

LTU sophomores improve the lives of persons with disabilities through innovative products 

Lawrence Technological University sophomore engineering students once again spent the fall semester designing products to help developmentally disabled people improve their lives.

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Lawrence Tech, Southfield launch new Centrepolis Accelerator 

Lawrence Technological University and the City of Southfield have entered into a formal partnership to launch the Centrepolis Accelerator.

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Improve your career at Executive to Executive event, 'Conversations Worth Having' 

Lawrence Technological University will kick off its annual “Executive to Executive” business breakfast series Tuesday, Oct. 16 with LTU Professor Jacqueline Stavros, co-author of the recent top-selling business book, “Conversations Worth Having: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Fuel Productive and Meaningful Engagement.”

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2017 National Manufacturing Day

Lawrence Tech a gold sponsor of National Manufacturing Day in Oakland County 

Lawrence Technological University is a gold sponsor of Oakland County’s observance of National Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 5.

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2017 Innovation Encounter

Lawrence Tech to host 'Innovation Encounter' for student entrepreneurs, inventors 

Lawrence Technological University will host its ninth annual Innovation Encounter Oct. 19 and 20 on the university’s Southfield campus.

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2018 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference

Entrepreneur, small biz conference features powerful speaker lineup 

The National Entrepreneurs Association and Lawrence Technological University have teamed up to host the 2018 Entrepreneur and Small Business Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on LTU’s Southfield campus.

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The LTU Collaboratory

LTU, Automation Alley offer robotics event for small manufacturers July 17 

The LTU Collaboratory and Automation Alley have teamed up to bring the ARM Institute to Michigan for a program called “The Impact that Robotics and Automation will have on Small Manufacturers.” The event is being held on Tuesday, July 17 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the campus of Lawrence Technological University in Southfield.

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