While attending Michigan State University in the mid-2010s, Joe Johnson earned a degree in finance, served as the captain of the school’s wrestling team, and met and married his wife Megan.... Read more »
Invest Michigan, an investment fund supported by the state-backed Michigan Strategic Fund, hit a major milestone at the end of 2018: it invested in its fiftieth company in four years.... Read more »
As 2018 comes to a close, Indiana startups and tech entrepreneurs are as busy as ever. Here are some recent headlines from the Hoosier State’s innovation community:
—Pattern89, a... Read more »
The Gilbert Family Foundation, a charitable organization founded by Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert and his wife Jennifer, is making its first foray into gene therapy research.
The foundation will... Read more »
The University of Michigan’s Desai Accelerator, an incubator open to early-stage tech startups regardless of their connection to the school, hit a major milestone this year: It invested its millionth... Read more »
Scott McCorkle, one of Indiana’s more seasoned software executives, is back in the startup arena with MetaCX, a High Alpha-backed company focused on “customer success” software.
MetaCX launched last... Read more »
Successful startup founders who are also humble and down-to-earth are a rare breed in the tech industry. But Duo Security co-founder and former CEO Dug Song is a mensch in every... Read more »
Ford Motor Company is undergoing a transformation from nuts-and-bolts automaker to something that more closely resembles a tech company, and this week, the company offered press tours of its $45 million... Read more »
Asthma is the third-ranking cause of hospitalization for children under 15 years of age in the U.S., and it’s the leading cause of missed school among children ages 5 to 17.... Read more »
High Alpha, the Indianapolis “venture studio” that funds and incubates startups, has launched a new workplace safety software company called Anvl.
Anvl’s software allows for the capture and synthesis... Read more »
Occipital, the San Francisco-based spatial computing startup, first planted its flag in computer vision tech five years ago when it released a plug-in sensor, billed as the first 3D sensor... Read more »
On Monday, GM made an announcement that rattled Wall Street, automotive analysts, its own workforce, and President Trump .
A day after the car manufacturer announced plans to close factories in... Read more »
The University of Michigan has spent the better part of a decade beefing up classes and programs that teach students how to start and run their own companies, and those efforts... Read more »
The Michigan Mobility Challenge, a state grant program for innovative multi-modal transportation projects, has begun handing out money to grantees. From the $8 million in available funds, nine projects totaling... Read more »
The holiday season will soon be upon us, but that doesn’t mean work is slowing down in Michigan’s innovation hubs. Here’s a look at recent technology and entrepreneurship news from across... Read more »
The humble cell has been getting a lot of attention in the medical world lately, and Ann Arbor, MI-based biotech startup Celsee wants to make it easier to study them.
As... Read more »
Earlier this month, GM CEO Mary Barra told the crowd at a financial conference that her company was on track to unveil a ridesharing service in 2019 that would be powered... Read more »
Artificial intelligence and automation are helping legacy industries across the country become more innovative and efficient.
An Indianapolis startup called DriverReach is doing just that for the trucking industry, where driver... Read more »
Scale Computing, an Indianapolis IT startup serving smaller businesses, distributed enterprises, and retailers around the world, has raised $34.8 million in a Series F funding round.
Co-founder and CEO Jeff... Read more »
Teraki, a Berlin-based data processing and artificial intelligence company working in the mobility sector, has had a busy fall.
In late September, Teraki raised a $3 million seed round from... Read more »