In late 2017, a federal watchdog unit assigned a working group to keep an eye on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, and to sound an alert if those alternate currencies showed signs of becoming a risk to the stability of the US... Read more »
Another company headed by former Illumina executives has launched, fueled with a $17 million Series A round from investors including a local venture capital firm.
The new firm, Cradle Genomics, is seeking to commercialize improved non-invasive prenatal tests, which analyze blood... Read more »
Although Michigan is home to 2,500 small manufacturers and is the center of the domestic auto industry, it didn’t have a hardware technology incubator until Lawrence Technological University launched one about a year ago.
Flagstar Bank, headquartered in Troy, MI, and the Detroit FinTech Bay innovation hub are partnering to launch a new mortgage technology accelerator—and program organizers say it’s the first and only US accelerator focused exclusively on incubating tech startups in... Read more »
Carnegie Mellon University this week announced a five-year research partnership with Argo AI that will focus on advanced perception and decision-making algorithms for autonomous vehicles (AVs). Argo AI, a Pittsburgh-based self-driving car startup whose majority investor is Ford (NYSE: F),... Read more »
Degreed, which helps businesses upgrade the skills of their staffers through an online gateway to learning resources, announced Thursday it has raised $75 million to grow the service and expand internationally.
San Francisco-based Degreed is among the educational technology companies... Read more »
Southeast Michigan is now home to another unicorn startup.
Detroit-based e-commerce company StockX announced Wednesday that it has raised $110 million in a Series C funding round, increasing the company’s total value to more than $1 billion. The investment was led... Read more »
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CEO of Civionics and Executive-in-Residence at TechTown Detroit
CEO and Fund Manager, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund
Founder and CEO, Tome
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Founder, NanoBio Corporation
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