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Top Fintech Startups in the Midwest 2022

The Midwest is rapidly becoming home to some of the best fintech startups in the country.  Chicago, for instance, is becoming a top tech hub for finte[...]

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Grand Rapids Startup CertifID Raises $12.5M Series A Funding

CertifID announced today that it has raised $12.5M in Series A funding to accelerate its mission to prevent wire fraud. The round was led by Arthur Ve[...]

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How to Support Employee Mental Health & Avoid Startup Burnout

When it comes to finding the right job — and staying there — candidates are looking for a lot, especially in a virtual setting. Gone are the days wher[...]

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How Signal is ‘obsessed with finding a better way’ to retire—and work

Revolutionizing a financial industry can be tough work, but for this Detroit startup innovation is at the heart of everything they do.  Signal Advisor[...]

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Want Your Startup to Succeed? Invest in Your Mental Health

If you’re a startup founder, you know that building a company is tough work. From ideation to raising money, building a minimal viable product to scal[...]

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How Floyd is Reducing Landfill Waste, One Couch at a Time

In 2013, Kyle Hoff and Alex O’Dell saw an issue they quite literally couldn’t sit on anymore, so they created a solution they could. In the US alone, [...]

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The latest startup and tech news from Ohio

The Ohio startup and tech scene continues to grow. New funding, big tech expansion, and always lots of hiring.  Catch up on this week's startup and te[...]

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Ford is building on its mission to redefine mobility

Over 110 years ago, Ford Motor Company changed the way people moved with the Model T. Once again, Ford is revolutionizing the way people get around. F[...]

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24 Best Companies for Work-Life Balance Jobs

Work-life balance. It’s been a buzz word for the last two years as the COVID-19 pandemic blurred the lines between work and home. As we enter a new er[...]

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8 Purpose-Driven Tech Companies Hiring Now

Health insurance, remote flexibility and team retreats are great when it comes to benefits, but there's something even stronger: purpose. But it's not[...]

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The software company that powers the path to the world’s new medicines

You may have never heard of Veeva Systems, but you’ve certainly heard of the companies it supports: Pfizer, Moderna, Eli Lilly, Merck, Bayer, and over[...]

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How T-CETRA is bridging the digital divide and serving the underbanked

Think about all the times in your day when you use a credit card. Buying groceries, going out to eat, online shopping… Every time you watch Netflix or[...]

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Cincinnati startup Astronomer raises $213M, acquires Datakin

Cincinnati tech startup Astronomer has just announced a new funding round of $213 million along with the acquisition of Datakin.  Founded in 2018, Ast[...]

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Founder Q&A: Akava CEO on new Olive partnership, remote working

Akava, a leading Silicon Valley-based technology transformation consultancy founded by an Ohio State alum, this week announced a major partnership wit[...]

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BrandXR partners with UC Davis using AR to show climate change impact

The Sierra snow pack is rapidly declining to the point where there could be low to no snow within in the next 80 years. Purpose Jobs member BrandXR is[...]

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Genomenon Raises $20M, Launching a New Era in AI-Powered Genomic Data

Ann Arbor tech company Genomenon announced it has raised $20M in Series B financing. The round was led by  Beringea and Spring Mountain Capital, with [...]

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Women Executives in Tech to Know 2022

Women are — and have always been — making big moves in the tech industry. They're starting, joining, and investing in tech companies at record rates. [...]

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Great Companies for Diversity and Inclusion 2022

If you’re part of the 76% of job seekers and employees who report that a diverse workforce is an important factor when evaluating companies and job of[...]

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Meet Provide, the people-first fintech company

On a mission to help healthcare providers achieve their practice ownership dreams, Provide isn’t your typical finance company.  Provide is a digital f[...]

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CoverMyMeds founders launch new venture, raise $57M in financing

Former CoverMyMeds co-founder and CEO Matt Scantland is working on a new venture in healthtech. Yesterday, AndHealth emerged from stealth mode after t[...]

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With $5M under its belt, Trustpage is gearing up for a big year in security

Almost all of the world’s data passes through companies, and the software tools we rely on in our daily lives have become the biggest target for crime[...]

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Two southeast Michigan cybersecurity startups raise new funds

Two cybersecurity startups in Ann Arbor and Detroit today announced new funding rounds.  Ann Arbor startup Censys raised $35 million in Series B fundi[...]

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May Mobility raises $83M to deploy autonomous vehicles with Toyota

Ann Arbor startup May Mobility announced today its initial Series C funding round, an $83 million investment. The round was led by Mirai Creation Fund[...]

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Meet the media titan helping people through life’s tough decisions

You may not have heard of them, but they’re the company behind some of the country’s biggest advice outlets.  Headquartered just south of Charlotte, N[...]

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Best Places to Work 2022: Small Startups

Americans are leaving their jobs in record numbers to search for something better. So when it comes to the best places to work in 2022, what does that[...]

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Best Places to Work 2022: Mid-Sized Startups

Americans are leaving their jobs in record numbers to search for something better. So when it comes to the best places to work in 2022, what does that[...]

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Best Places to Work 2022: Large Tech Companies

Americans are leaving their jobs in record numbers to search for something better. So when it comes to the best places to work in 2022, what does that[...]

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Best Places to Work 2022: Remote Tech Companies

Americans are leaving their jobs in record numbers to search for something better. So when it comes to the best places to work in 2022, what does that[...]

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Detroit Startup Pocketnest Reaches Nearly $2M in Funding

Detroit fintech startup Pocketnest announced today a new investor, Reseda Group, a wholly-owned Credit Union Service Organization of MSU Federal Credi[...]

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Need a career map? This community gives people “directions to their dream job”

Landing your first role in tech is a huge milestone, and it usually takes longer than people expect. Whether you’re a new grad or a career changer, th[...]

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Lineage Logistics announces $1.7B to fuel supply chain innovation

Lineage Logistics, based in Novi, Mich., is the world's leading provider in innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions.[...]

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Top Hiring Strategies for Startups in 2022

If people are your greatest asset, then finding the right people early on should be your number one goal as you start the year.  The past two years ha[...]

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Behind the Scenes with the Cultural Ambassadors at DocNetwork

Part of the rapidly growing Ann Arbor tech hub, DocNetwork is a SaaS startup offering electronic health records for camps, schools, and member organiz[...]

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Benzinga’s 2nd Inning: Why Now is the Time to Join the Team

Detroit tech company Benzinga has been acquired by Beringer Capital, a private equity firm focused on the media, marketing services, and technology se[...]

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How The Midwest Startup & Tech Scene Boomed in 2021

As the old saying goes, Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was Silicon Valley, nor the Silicon Prairie.  What’s happening in the Midwest has been[...]

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Top Chicago Startups to Watch in 2022

As one of the biggest cities not just in the Midwest but in the country, Chicago has a fast-growing startup ecosystem. Some of the biggest tech compan[...]

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Top Cincinnati Startups to Watch in 2022

There’s no doubt that 2021 has been a huge year for Midwest startups.  In Ohio alone, VC funding surpassed $2B in September 2021 according to PitchBoo[...]

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Top Indianapolis Tech Companies and Startups to Watch in 2022

The startup scene in Indianapolis is one of the fastest growing startup communities in the Midwest and beyond. With top startup builders like High Alp[...]

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Top Milwaukee Startups to Watch in 2022

Milwaukee, the city of champions . . . and startups. The Bucks’ NBA championship may have put Milwaukee on the map this year, but the city also experi[...]

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Top Pittsburgh Startups to Watch in 2022

Pittsburgh is a Midwest city that might be known for its steel, but it’s also becoming known as an innovative tech hub. In fact, Startup Genome ranked[...]

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Top Remote Startups to Watch in 2022

If you’re looking for a job at a remote startup, you’re not alone. Online searches for remote jobs have increased 460% in the last two years. And work[...]

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KLA opens $200M campus in Ann Arbor — here's what it's like to work there.

This month, leading tech company KLA opened its second headquarters on the northside of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Two years in the making, this new North A[...]