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Mi Padrino Builds Event-Planning Hub for Latino Communities in U.S

MI PADRINO BUILDS EVENT-PLANNING HUB FOR LATINO COMMUNITIES IN U.S

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...

May Mobility Rolling Out Self-Driving Shuttles in Ohio's Capital

MAY MOBILITY ROLLING OUT SELF-DRIVING SHUTTLES IN OHIO'S CAPITAL

May Mobility , the Detroit-based startup putting self-driving shuttles on urban streets, today announced it will soon begin operations...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Emplify Bags $7.5M to Give Employers Better Staff Engagement Data

EMPLIFY BAGS $7.5M TO GIVE EMPLOYERS BETTER STAFF ENGAGEMENT DATA

Emplify, the Fishers, IN-based startup focused on software to improve employee engagement , today announced that it has raised a $7.5...

Belinsky Gifts $500K to WSU to Create Lab for Student Entrepreneurs

BELINSKY GIFTS $500K TO WSU TO CREATE LAB FOR STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS

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...

 
 
 
Detroit-based StockX Raises $44M Funding Round, Plans to Hire 1,000

DETROIT-BASED STOCKX RAISES $44M FUNDING ROUND, PLANS TO HIRE 1,000

StockX, the online “stock market of things” focused on sneakers and other high-demand, limited-edition products, has closed one of...

Living on the Edge: Amazon, AT&T, Packet Pursue “Cloudlet” Computing

LIVING ON THE EDGE: AMAZON, AT&T, PACKET PURSUE “CLOUDLET” COMPUTING

The word “cloud”-as in cloud computing, and cloud storage-has served as a handy shorthand term, but it has always been inherently vague...

 
 
 
 South Bend Code School Adds Revenue Stream with Code Works Dev Shop

 SOUTH BEND CODE SCHOOL ADDS REVENUE STREAM WITH CODE WORKS DEV SHOP

When South Bend Code School launched in 2015 , its founders were looking for a way to teach kids career skills that might enable them...

 
 
 
Wireless Internet Firms Take On Big Telecoms in Cities and Suburbs

WIRELESS INTERNET FIRMS TAKE ON BIG TELECOMS IN CITIES AND SUBURBS

If you're a city dweller, and unhappy with the big company that provides your Internet connection, chances are good there's a scrappy...

 
 
 
With $500M Toyota Deal, Uber Sheds Go-It-Alone Driverless Car Goal

WITH $500M TOYOTA DEAL, UBER SHEDS GO-IT-ALONE DRIVERLESS CAR GOAL

When an autonomous Uber car being tested in Arizona collided with a pedestrian last March, it resulted in the first known fatality...

 
 
 
Amazon expands its Alexa Fund Fellowship to a total of 18 universities, up from 4 last year

AMAZON EXPANDS ITS ALEXA FUND FELLOWSHIP TO A TOTAL OF 18 UNIVERSITIES, UP FROM 4 LAST YEAR

Amazon announced this morning a further investment in voice technology with an expansion of its Alexa Fund Fellowship to 14 new universities,...

 
 
 
Wayne State Celebrates the Opening of $40M Ilitch School of Business

WAYNE STATE CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF $40M ILITCH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

A gaggle of local officials were on hand Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Wayne State University's Mike Ilitch School of Business...

 
 
 
AfroTech: Could Detroit Be the Black Tech Capital of the Country?

AFROTECH: COULD DETROIT BE THE BLACK TECH CAPITAL OF THE COUNTRY?

Take a walk through the downtown core and it's obvious the Motor City has mounted a comeback. Downtown Detroit is unquestionably benefitting...

Techstars and Heritage Group Launch Indianapolis Accelerator Program

TECHSTARS AND HERITAGE GROUP LAUNCH INDIANAPOLIS ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

Techstars , which works to advance early stage startups through more than 35 incubator programs across the world, today announced its...