September 2020 Newsletter
New fund affiliated with WMU aims to raise $50M to acquire small businesses
Sleeping Giant Capital, a private investment firm with ties to Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, announced it has launched a $50 million investment fund to generate economic, social and educational returns in West Michigan by acquiring small businesses. Read more.
Business professors see signs of economic recovery amid pandemic
COVID-19 upended life as we know it and sent the global economy into a tailspin. Unprecedented business shutdowns halted production in many areas, led to layoffs in others and left supply chains in a lurch. Now five months in, there are signs of hope the U.S. economy is on its way to recovery. Read more.
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