GR Current is the leading business incubator for emerging technologies in West Michigan.


We provide the space, tools, capital, and connections to help evolve startups into stand-alone businesses. Our objective? Economic growth, technological creativity, and a new fleet of strong entrepreneurs.


GR Current Provides


 Our offices at 234 Division and the 5th floor of the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences  offer space at the heart of the city,  state-of-the-art tools, and a place to foster your entrepreneurial dreams.


 With access to millions of dollars in funding, we connect startups with the capital they need to become a viable business. Whether it's a microloan or six full figures, we can put it within your reach.



Connecting with the right people is invaluable. GR Current's staff members are dedicated mentors making powerful introductions that will change the course of your business and its future. 

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Varnum and GR Current partner up for 2015. Partnership with GR Current will incorporate roughly 100 hours of pro bono work for startups that need legal services to help develop and grow their businesses.

Varnum is GR Current’s first 2015 programming sponsor with a $25,000 sponsorship.

Beyond excited to discover this little gem in Forbes Magazine. Our very own Austin Dean takes his startup, Failure: Lab, internationally. 

Cristian Guillen, our Chief Intern has been accepted to one of the nation’s premier schools,
University of Michigan, to continue his entrepreneurial endeavors.


To accelerate growth of local tech startups, Varnum Law 
has partnered with GR Current to provide legal services at a highly-reduced cost in addition to a sponsorship for 2015 programs and events.

Stay tuned for more sweet developments..


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SYNCHRONIC: Without Permission

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. In Kristen’s case it started with a pair of jeans that caught her eye. After asking her parents with no success, she had few options other than to find her own solution for her unique problem. An enthusiastic post on Craigslist for cleaning houses and she was off trailblazing to what would soon become Student Maid.