There are few things more universal in wardrobes the world over than blue jeans. But they are also the number one item that is returned by online shoppers, says Rian Buckley, founder and CEO of Fitcode.
“Fit is the number one... Read more »
Proponents of mobility and autonomous vehicle technologies say those innovations have a lot of humanity-improving potential.
Self-driving cars will dramatically reduce congestion and accidents, they say, and will allow elderly and disabled people to get around more independently. One future scenario... Read more »
Tucked away in Southwest Detroit, not too far from the geodesic Buckminster Fuller domes built by Jack White’s brother, sits the Detroit School of Digital Technology (DSDT).
Unlike many other tech schools, DSDT is a woman-owned organization that specializes in... Read more »
We have a smaller startup ecosystem in Michigan, and that sometimes makes it seem like the same companies are always pitching at startup competitions. That was not the case with this year’s installment of the GreenLight Business Competition, which featured... Read more »
The U.S. cybersecurity industry has seen a decline in venture capital investments recently, but Boston-area security startups are having a good week.
Karamba Security, an automotive cybersecurity startup based in Hod Hasharon, Israel, and Bloomfield Hills, MI, announced this week that it has closed on $10 million in financing from Silicon Valley’s Western Technology Investment. That brings the total amount raised to... Read more »
[Corrected, 4/11/18, 4:48 p.m. ET. See below.] Billie, a direct-to-consumer seller of monthly shaving and body care products subscriptions, has raised $6 million in new funding.
The New York-based startup, which launched in November, previously raised $2.5 million. This... Read more »
Bluelock, the Indianapolis “disaster-recovery-as-a-service” startup, has been acquired by InterVision, a managed IT consultancy headquartered in St. Louis, MO, and Santa Clara, CA. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Bluelock CEO Christopher Clapp says he and... Read more »
When Ansgar Strother co-founded A2B Bikeshare in 2012, he was on a mission to make bike-sharing more affordable and accessible.
The company’s approach involved a kiosk-free “smart bike, dumb rack” model that put the technology of a rental kiosk onto... Read more »
Duo Security, a cybersecurity startup based in Ann Arbor, MI, announced today that it is opening a new office in Detroit to accommodate the company’s rapidly growing business.
Duo plans to immediately relocate 30 employees from the company’s engineering, information... Read more »
Artificial intelligence innovation has become part of our everyday lives—retailers use it to tailor the product recommendations they make; biotech companies hope it can create customized medicine. But its shortcomings, born of human biases, are becoming apparent as well.
Take, for... Read more »
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