Every month Startup Grind sets out to show the Lansing community that while starting a company is hard, it is possible. They strive to connect those just starting to those who have successfully launched businesses by bringing those founders to Lansing to share their story.
If you haven’t had a chance to attend since it first hit Lansing in January, you’ll want to make sure you check it out over the next few months.
Mary Ellen Sheets
Two Men and Truck
Thursday, May 21
Mary Ellen Sheets took her son’s small moving business and in 25 years, exceeded $300 million yearly revenue. Two Men and a Truck is now an international corporation with more than 1,900 trucks and 300 locations worldwide.
Reliable Aftermarket Parts
Thursday, June 18
In less than 6 years Tom has taken Reliable Aftermarket Parts from a home-based business to a quickly growing company employing over 40 people with a listed inventory of over 150,000 parts. Come learn how Tom’s business savvy helped him overcome his lack of technical skills or resources to build a thriving e-commerce business.
Thursday, July 16
Mr. Roszak is founder and CEO of Tally Capital, a venture capital firm focused on blockchain enabled technologies and currencies. Named as one of the “who’s who of the crypto-currency world” by The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Roszak is a Bitcoin investor, advocate and speaker.