EDA University Center for
Regional Economic Innovation
Rural Business Incubators in Michigan: A Community Analysis of Montcalm and Ionia Counties (2014)
Student-Led, Faculty-Guided Project - 2014
Author: Davia Cox Downey, Ph.D., Grand Valley State University
Montcalm and Ionia counties opened a business incubator inside Montcalm Community college to explore Rural Economic and Entrepreneurial Strategies. Entrepreneurship has been an integral part of the economy in the United States since its inception and it is critical for the state of Michigan as it continues to develop its economy.