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

Space

 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.


Funding

 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.

grcurrent-test.jpg

Mentorship

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. 


Featured on The Current

The Current

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..

 

Local Events

Events
Tuesday With: Varnum Law - Cap Tables

We are delighted to have Jacob Droppers, an Associate at Varnum LLP in for a Lunch & Learn session about Cap Tables and how they pertain to Startup growth.

Entrepreneurial Women's Symposium

Entrepreneurial efforts are in full effect in the city of Grand Rapids and more importantly, here at Grand Valley State University. This educational conference, hosted by GVSU's Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at the Seidman College of Business, will be geared towards women and will focus on developing the entrepreneurial mindset.

Tuesdays With: Matt Uhl - Startup Banking

Matt Uhl, Assistant Vice President of Business Banking at Huntington Bank, will discuss what makes a new business bankable, while mapping out the banking climate for new businesses.