The American Dream was once a fairly simple concept: The nation would welcome strivers from across the world and invite them to pull themselves up by their bootstraps, work hard, pay... Read more »
There are plenty of unknowns regarding the future of self-driving cars, but one thing is certain: the mobility industry will be fueled by data. And that means automotive companies will have... Read more »
Fifth Eye, an Ann Arbor-based medical software startup spun out of technology developed at the University of Michigan, today announced that it has raised $9 million in new investment capital, bringing... Read more »
We’ve heard a lot about autonomous cars over the past few years, but there are other applications for self-driving technology, including agriculture.
Silicon Valley startup FarmWise this week announced a new... Read more »
—Millendo Therapeutics, an Ann Arbor-based biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for rare diseases, has initiated a Phase 2b/3 clinical study investigating livoletide (AZP-531) in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome.
The study... Read more »
Ted Mills spent the first part of his career in finance, eventually starting a investment fund for Manoj Bhargava, the Michigan-based founder of 5 Hour Energy, in 2008. After five... Read more »
You’ve heard the self-driving car hype; next month, you can experience a robotic ride firsthand.
Metro Detroiters will have the opportunity to take a spin in an autonomous vehicle as part... Read more »
In 2007, Zach Wigal and his friends at Saline High School decided to organize one of Southeast Michigan’s first competitive video game tournaments. They spent months preparing and eventually arranged to... Read more »
Even though Michigan is surrounded by one of the world’s most abundant sources of freshwater, it’s still plagued by water-related challenges, such as the Flint water crisis, high lead levels... Read more »
At AutoWorld’s M:Bility conference in Dearborn, MI, this week, a wide variety of topics pertaining to the mobility industry and the development of driverless technology were covered in keynote and panel... Read more »
Ara Topouzian is a longtime Oakland County economic development official and a 2012 Kresge Artist Fellow recognized for his work playing a 76-string kanun harp in Armenian and world music bands.... Read more »
Alchemie, a Troy, MI-based educational technology startup, has won another round of funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop 3D and augmented reality (AR) learning tools for teaching... Read more »
Backstage Capital, a Los Angeles-based venture firm seeding early-stage companies led by women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community, has announced the details of its Detroit startup accelerator.... Read more »
Let’s catch up on news from around Michigan’s innovation clusters:
—The Midwest Growth Capital Symposium, held just outside of Ann Arbor on May 14-15, is in search of companies in... Read more »
With record low unemployment in the U.S., it has become increasingly difficult to find workers interested in pursuing factory jobs, especially as manufacturing becomes more high-tech.
According to a 2018 study... Read more »
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for state-supported entrepreneurial programs.
On Wednesday, the Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) approved $250,000 to support a new advanced computing hub at Wayne State University... Read more »
Carmera, the maker of dynamic, real-time, high-definition maps for use in mobility applications, announced today that it has entered into a commercial partnership with Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development, the carmaker’s... Read more »
With so many new restaurants and retailers opening in downtown Detroit to much fanfare in the local press, the mom-and-pop businesses that have always served as the city’s backbone can feel... Read more »
Southeast Michigan, with its proximity to Canada and top-notch universities, as well as a growing financial technology ecosystem, is well-positioned to be a hub for blockchain businesses.
So says Adam Zientarski,... Read more »
Even with all that we’ve learned since 2016 about weak protections on consumer data privacy in the United States, people still love social media and reveal a ton of personal information... Read more »