Introducing MiQuest

MiQuest brings together the best of Great Lakes Entrepreneurs’ Quest and the Small Business Foundation of Michigan.  Growing Michigan’s culture of entrepreneurship will be the catalyst for more opportunity, prosperity, critical thinking and self-reliance for everyone.

Vision - Michigan is THE State of Entrepreneurship

Mission - Ignite, Unleash and Promote a Culture of Entrepreneurship

Core Values – Truth to Entrepreneurism, Consequential, Sustainable, Apolitical.

Ignite Ideas
Unleash Vision
Promote Leadership

What's Happening

Michigan Celebrates Small Business
Awards & Event

May 7, 2015


Entrepreneurship Score Card

2015 Edition

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Entrepreneurship Score Card

2014 Edition

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Join Us

MiQuest is pursuing an ambitious vision – Michigan is THE  State of Entrepreneurship.  This long-term vision will require:

  • ramping up the communication and collaboration between organizations around the state supporting entrepreneurs of all kinds,
  • new and exciting programs to hyper-connect entrepreneurs with one another and the resources they need and
  • continuing our diligent focus on entrepreneurship.

We would love for you to join in to make this vision a reality in record time.   We are well on our way with the trends evident in the Michigan Entrepreneurship Score Card – 2014 Edition.

Please sign-up today, let us know your thoughts and we will keep you informed as we progress.


MiQuest Board Members

Yan Ness

Yan Ness

CEO, Online Tech, Inc.

MiQuest Board Chair

Jack Ahrens

Jack Ahrens

General Partner, TGAP Ventures, LLC

MiQuest Board Vice-Chair

Rob Fowler

Rob Fowler

President & CEO, SBAM

MiQuest Board Treasurer

Paula Cunningham

Paula Cunningham

President/CEO, Capitol National Bank

Bob Fish

Bob Fish

CEO, Biggby coffee

Ken Kousky

Ken Kousky

CEO, Midmichigan Innovation Center;
President, BlueWater Angels

Remos Lenio

Remos Lenio

Managing director, DWH, LLC

Jeff Van Winkle

Jeff Van Winkle

Member, Clark hill, PLC


Cynthia Kay

President and CEO
Cynthia Kay and Company


Madhuri Deshpande

President, GDI Infotech


Camron Gnass

Principal, Traction


Diane Durance


M. Miche Suboski

Managing Director

Kevin Suboski

Coach & Mentor Advocate