The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
When the going gets rough, the entrepreneurial spirit gets creative and resourceful.
The Oakland Press has gathered upcoming events, news and links to help business owners and professionals succeed.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Nominations sought for Oakland County 40 under 40

Nominations are now being accepted for the Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 under 40 Class of 2016. It is open to residents and individuals who work in Oakland County, who were born after Dec. 31, 1976.Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson started the program in 2012 to honor young professionals and thought leaders.Dec. 2 is the deadline for nominations and entries. After judging by a panel, public voting will take place Jan. 25-29 and the finalists will be announced Feb. 10.To enter, visit nominate someone, visit

Monday, November 9, 2015

Tech248 Meetup is Nov. 12 in Royal Oak

Tech248 November Meetup, an Oakland County initiative for accelerating growth in the IT/Tech industry is 5-7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Vectorform, 123 W 5th St., Royal Oak, Register at or call 248-858-5437.