SE Michigan firms dominate Accelerate Michigan competition

Eleven startups took home cash prizes at last week's Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition and each one of them is based in southeast Michigan. While Ann Arbor-based firms took home the lion's…

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MEDC exec touts ‘Michigan Entrepreneurship 2.0’ but sees more opportunities

There are many locally-based organizations focused on entrepreneurship and supporting small business development across the Detroit region. However, theMichigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) is a statewide agency focused on economic…

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How Sharing, RoboCars, and 3D Printing Can Reinvent Industrial Detroit

By Bill Coughlin | Techonomy  “The age of the industrial city is over, at least in the West, and it will never return,” declared Edward Glaeser in his book “Triumph of the…

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Detroit Needs Talented People . . . And It’s Getting Them

Andrew Yang | Techonomy Detroit’s unique challenges have given rise to bold policy prescriptions and created a hotbed of opportunities. Marc Andreessen recently suggested making drones legal to help turn the city…

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