This investment came from the New York City Entrepreneurial Fund, which has provided investment to a variety of early stage NYC companies since launching in 2010. Zipments also received funding from the Windquest Group in Grand Rapids, MI.
September 2012 News
ArtPrize is the largest public art competition in the world.
Hundreds of thousands of people visit the city over more than two weeks to view works by hundreds of talented painters, designers, sculptors, photographers, metalworkers, muralists and eclectic-creation-makers. The viewing is free, and the pieces are everywhere.
The West Michigan Aviation Academy receives state aeronautics commission’s Award of Excellence. The commission said the aviation academy received the award for its success in “preparing students for unlimited opportunities, including college achievement, career success and engaged citizenship, all through an aviation focus.”
The Reading Municipal Light Department (RMLD) has contracted with Boston-based home efficiency company, Next Step Living (NSL), to provide home energy assessments to its residential customers in Lynnfield, North Reading, Reading and Wilmington. NSL also offers other efficiency services.
Triple Quest, (www.triplequest.com) global distributor of the Hydraid® BioSand Water Filters, announced the accomplishments of 13 students from Rockford and Saugatuck High Schools, three chaperones and a teacher who all spent a week in Dominican Republic.