Kate Catlin is a former Venture for America fellow and Grand Circus employee who has decided to stay in Detroit and make a go of it. Her first venture, Assemble, didn’t really pan out, so she’s onto the next project:... Read more »
The scientific revolution has ended. Or, at least it’s on pause, according to Roberta Ness, vice president of innovation at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She believes that science’s most promising thinkers aren’t taking big enough risks. They’re not... Read more »
When the Steve Blank-designed I-Corps program was started by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2012, its purpose was to teach university researchers to think like entrepreneurs and help them bring their inventions to market.
The University of Michigan’s Center for... Read more »
Parents: When was the last time you spent the evening filling out forms for your kid’s classes or activities? Chances are, it was a one-off form with no opportunity to save the basic information to be used again in the future.... Read more »
Like most women involved with the tech industry, I cringed when I read about Ellen Pao’s discrimination suit against Kleiner Perkins, perhaps the most storied venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. I have experienced what they call “soft sexism” throughout... Read more »
Here’s a look at news from around Michigan’s innovation hubs:
— Detroit-based LevelEleven, a sales performance platform that employs gamification to stoke competition, headed to Mountain View, CA, last week to compete in Google’s national demo day on April 2.... Read more »
Bankrate, the New York-based aggregator and publisher of online content about personal finance, announced yesterday that it acquired the Detroit credit-monitoring company Quizzle. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Quizzle was part of the “family of companies” under... Read more »