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Amazon is buying 400 acres for $116M near Intel site in central Ohio

According to Licking County Auditor records, Amazon has purchased nearly 400 acres of land just outside of Columbus, Ohio.  The transaction from Janua[...]

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Dynatrace supports employee wellbeing with global Wellness Days in 2023

Ever go on PTO and return to 500 emails? You spend the next day playing catch up and somehow feel more behind than before your day off. While taking t[...]

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Trustpage by Vanta: Detroit startup acquired by San Francisco company

Yesterday, Detroit-founded startup, Trustpage, announced it has been acquired by Vanta.  Vanta, based in San Francisco, is the leading trust managemen[...]

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11 Reasons You’ll Love Working and Living in Detroit

We love Detroit. We love living in Detroit. Detroit is our people. It’s where we’re headquartered, and it’s where we’re helping the local startup and [...]

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LeanTaaS Acquires Hospital IQ, reaches combined valuation of over $1B

LeanTaaS, a leading provider of AI-powered and SaaS-based healthcare technology, announced it has acquired Hospital IQ, a leading provider of intellig[...]

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Top Ann Arbor Startups and Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Ann Arbor is home to some of the brightest startups in the Midwest, and in the country. With a world-class university feeding talent and funding into [...]

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Top Detroit Startups and Tech Companies to Watch in 2023

Detroit is a rapidly growing tech hub and despite economic layoffs in 2022, the tech industry in the Motor City continues to grow. Detroit was recentl[...]

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Top Pittsburgh Startups to Watch in 2023

As a Midwest border city, Pittsburgh is one of the top emerging startup hubs in the country. From May 2021 to April 2022, Pittsburgh’s tech workforce [...]

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Detroit Fintech Startup Raises $2.6M to Boost Financial Wellness

Pocketnest, the Detroit-based fintech startup founded by Jessica Willis, announced today that it raised $2.6 million is a funding round led by Reseda [...]

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One Rocket, One Crew: RocketReach Bringing Curious Engineers on Board

When RocketReach was launched in 2016, founders Amit Shanbhag and Andrew Tso knew first hand how annoying it can be to spend hours of your job looking[...]

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The 2022 Midwest Startup Gift Guide

It’s always a great time to shop local and shop small, but the holidays are an especially great time to show your support.  If you’re thinking that sh[...]

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After $4M fundraise, Nickels to double its team, gear up for growth

Last month, Ann Arbor fintech startup, Nickels, raised $4 million in seed funding to help fuel its mission to help banks and credit unions take on thi[...]

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Meet Cincinnati’s Gearsupply: “There’s really no ceiling here.”

There’s nothing like live music, right? Seeing your favorite band on stage, singing along, feeling the beat banging in your chest. It’s the best.  But[...]

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Best Places to Work in Ann Arbor in 2023

Ann Arbor is a growing hub for startup and tech companies. With a top university growing and supporting entrepreneurs, major tech companies like Googl[...]

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Best Places to Work in Columbus in 2023

Columbus, Ohio has one of the fastest growing startup and tech ecosystems, not just in the Midwest but in the country. Why? Because it’s home to some [...]

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Best Places to Work in Detroit in 2023

Detroit is a growing hub for startups and tech companies. From Fortune 500 companies to rising startups, Detroit is also home to some of the best plac[...]

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Best Places to Work in the Midwest 2023

The Midwest is home to 7 of the top 10 most affordable states, 45% of Fortune 500 companies, 19% of all U.S. patents, and 60% of all U.S. manufacturin[...]

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This Detroit MarTech Company Is Recreating Brand Promotions

If you’ve ever had FOMO (the fear of missing out) after hearing about a trip you can’t go on, or a concert you didn’t get tickets to, you know that FO[...]

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Why Is Tech Still Choosing the Midwest?

It’s been two and a half years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic drove millions of people to move away from the coasts and closer to family in [...]

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Ann Arbor's Keebo Raises $10.5M to Shape Future of Cloud Data Analytics

Keebo, a data learning platform, has announced that it raised $10.5 million in Series A funding. The company is building a cloud solution that automat[...]

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Michigan’s top tech leaders on building a great startup ecosystem

And more insights from Michigan Tech Week   From all across the state of Michigan, startup founders, tech leaders, students, job seekers and technolog[...]

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Want to grow your career? AdAdapted supports employees every step of the way

Data is a powerful tool for brands, and there’s a tech company out there helping brands harness meaningful data in what might seem like a mundane part[...]

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Rising Fintech Startup Nickels Raises $4M to Take On Credit Card Debt

There’s a rising startup joining the ranks of top fintech startups in Southeast Michigan: Nickels announced today that it has raised $4 million in see[...]

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Duolingo Acquires Detroit Design Studio, Opening Office in Detroit

Duolingo, the language learning app famous for its angry mascot, announced that it's completed the acquisition of Gunner, a Detroit design and animati[...]

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13 Tech Companies Great For Flexible Working

How and where we work have changed so much over the last two years, it’s having a lasting impact on company structure. Job seekers demand flexibility [...]

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How Grand Circus Empowers and Transforms Tech Careers

The path to a tech career isn’t always the straightest or easiest. For some, the traditional four-year college degree in computer science leads to an [...]

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How KLA’s Center for AI in Ann Arbor is Addressing the Chip Shortage

How is one company a part of every technological advancement? Semiconductors are in virtually every piece of technology. Even a lightbulb can have a c[...]

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BrandXR, Electrifly Launch 2nd Annual Augmented Reality Mural Festival

Back for its second year, the Electrifly Detroit Augmented Reality Mural Festival is in full swing with new artists and cities.  The festival, which i[...]

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17 Tech Companies with Learning and Development Benefits

My dad always says, "If you're not learning at your job anymore, it's time to move on." Professional growth and development are huge factors for takin[...]

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PAXAFE Leverages Innovation, Inclusion to Fix Supply Chain Woes

By now, we’re all familiar with today’s supply chain woes. If you’ve tried to buy a car this year (or just driven past a dealership with an empty lot)[...]

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Behind The Scenes With Detroit Unicorn StockX

At StockX, culture is everything. Sure, its current culture marketplace hinges on it, but culture goes way beyond the product. It’s the technology, th[...]

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After $50M Fundraise, Autobooks Looks To Next Stage of Growth

“Small-business obsessed.” It’s at the heart of everything Autobooks does. Since its founding in 2015, Detroit fintech startup Autobooks has been rapi[...]

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At Aware, Humans and Empathy Come First in Product, People and Purpose

The Great Resignation, the Great Reshuffle, the Great Reflection . . . whatever you call it, one thing is clear: what’s happening at the workplace mat[...]

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Rocket Companies And Their Radically Simple Future Of Fintech

If you’ve bought a house, you know the process is complicated, tedious and often difficult. And in today’s market, it’s even worse.  From determining [...]

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6 Tech Companies with Summer Fridays and Other Summer Benefits

We love our Summer Fridays at Purpose Jobs. After putting in our four hours, we head to the beach, the park, the gym, our backyards . . . wherever the[...]

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9 Purpose-Driven Tech Companies That Give Back to the Community

At Purpose Jobs, we believe that businesses can be a force of good. Whether that’s through the products or services they offer, or the way they intera[...]

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How GM is Leading the Charge to a More Accessible Future

There are many new EV and AV startups trying to make a name for themselves in the tech industry, but there’s one in particular that’s rising above the[...]

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29 Company Retreat Ideas to Help your Remote Startup Team Connect

One of the biggest challenges for remote teams is finding the time and space to genuinely connect. In between all the startup hiring, there's of cours[...]

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How Blueflite is Using Drones to Create a City of the Future, Today

It was a four-year-old’s birthday party that sparked a revolutionary startup.  James McClearen, founder of Blueflite, wanted to deliver a birthday pre[...]

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10 Companies with Great Paid Parental Leave Benefits

The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world without any form of paid parental leave on the national level.  Nine states and the District of Col[...]

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On the heels of $2M funding, Wedge looks to transform talent screening, hiring

Hiring is one of the biggest challenges companies face, no matter the climate. With new challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and the shiftin[...]

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Detroit Fintech Startup Autobooks Raises $50M Series C

Today, Detroit-based startup Autobooks announced a $50 million Series C funding round led by Macquarie Capital Principal Finance. The round also inclu[...]