Sigstr, the Indianapolis-based marketing tech startup, announced this week that it has raised $4 million in new venture funding. The round was led by Edison Partners, with participation from... Read more »
Technology has been transforming the way we work for decades, and MIT believes figuring out how to leverage it to rethink jobs and community prosperity is a grand technological challenge of... Read more »
Kim Gamez, CEO and co-founder of the Ann Arbor, MI-based startup Mi Padrino, is a self-described “all-American Gringa” who grew up in farm country. She fell in love with... Read more »
May Mobility, the Detroit-based startup putting self-driving shuttles on urban streets, today announced it will soon begin operations in a new city: Columbus, OH.
May has operated autonomous shuttles in... Read more »
Emplify, the Fishers, IN-based startup focused on software to improve employee engagement, today announced that it has raised a $7.5 million Series A funding round.
Since it was spun out... Read more »
In August, Wayne State University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Mike Ilitch School of Business, a $40 million, state-of-the-art facility in Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood.
The business school announced... Read more »
StockX, the online “stock market of things” focused on sneakers and other high-demand, limited-edition products, has closed one of the largest investment rounds raised by a Detroit startup and announced yesterday that... Read more »
The state of American manufacturing has become an increasingly hot topic of conversation since the 2016 presidential election laid bare the discontent felt by workers and business owners alike.
However, companies... Read more »
When South Bend Code School launched in 2015, its founders were looking for a way to teach kids career skills that might enable them to find a job without a... Read more »
We’re back after the long Labor Day weekend with part two of a roundup of recent Michigan innovation news. To see part one, click here.
—CityLab, a global... Read more »
Time flies when you’re working hard. Although summer is nearly over, Michigan’s startup clusters keep humming along. In fact, so much is happening, we’ve divided this roundup into two parts. Part... Read more »
When an autonomous Uber car being tested in Arizona collided with a pedestrian last March, it resulted in the first known fatality caused by a driverless vehicle.
The accident had a... Read more »
Amazon, the retail giant with tentacles into a number of other verticals, has changed life—or shopping, at least—as we know it. The Seattle-based company has also spawned new industries and... Read more »
Grand Angels, the West Michigan angel investing collective, is raising a third venture fund, called Grand Angels Venture Fund III.
Paul D’Amato, a member of the group and the manager... Read more »
Detroit’s Techstars Mobility accelerator has announced its new cohort of startups working to advance technologies related to the movement of people and goods.
Eleven companies are participating in the program this... Read more »
A gaggle of local officials were on hand Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business building, located next to Little Caesars Arena on Woodward... Read more »
We’ve heard a lot, especially since the presidential election in 2016, about how technologies like social media are effectively reducing empathy and harming civil discourse. But what if technology could instead... Read more »
Take a walk through the downtown core and it’s obvious the Motor City has mounted a comeback.
Downtown Detroit is unquestionably benefitting from significant private investment, and witnessing its growth in... Read more »
Techstars, which works to advance early stage startups through 45 accelerator programs across the world, today announced its newest accelerator focused on construction and infrastructure materials.
The accelerator, located in... Read more »
The American Center for Mobility, the Ypsilanti Township, MI-based public-private entity developing and testing advanced automotive technologies, announced this week that it has parted ways with John Maddox, its president... Read more »