Business and Economy
An entrepreneur’s cheat sheet
The brothers behind Wall St. Cheat Sheet could write a case study for entrepreneurs, content providers, and new media strategists.
Manufacturing 10,000 jobs
U-M plays key role in $148-million research institute opening in metro Detroit.
The state of entrepreneurship
The state of Michigan conjures certain classic images: the Great Lakes, the Motor City. Time to add “hotbed of entrepreneurial activity.”
Shifting gears comes naturally to entrepreneurs. For the founders of Autobike, it’s the defining feature of their evolving startup–a bike that shifts automatically.
A2 on the (high) rise
Things are looking up in Ann Arbor—way up. A recent building boom is reshaping the city skyline, hastening a vertical shift in perspective.
Recipe for success
Savorfull CEO Stacy Goldberg, RN ’97/MPH ’99, is on a mission. She wants to prove that “free-from” foods can taste good. That’s welcome news to people who must avoid common allergens.
Hatching a (business) plan
Alumni siblings Andy and Emily Linn are feathering their family business with camaraderie and creativity in Detroit’s Cass Corridor.
Reinventing the wheel
Founders of tech startup Are You a Human could have set up shop anywhere—and they chose Detroit. Based in the historic Madison Building, they embody new momentum in the city.
Student startup scores spot with national incubator
Fetchnotes, founded by a team of U-M undergrads, is an innovative new cloud-based system that lets users organize information via phone, smartphone app, desktop widget, or web browser.