September 28, 2018

Kellogg Foundation panel explores importance of Detroit’s black entrepreneurs

Kellogg Foundation panel explores importance of Detroit’s black entrepreneurs “What we’re finding is there is tons of potential in the market,” LaJune Montgomery Tabron, president and […]
September 28, 2018

StockX raises $44 million from new investors with boost from Silicon Valley

StockX raises $44 million from new investors with boost from Silicon Valley Detroit-based e-commerce startup StockX has raised $44 million from investors as the exchange that […]
September 28, 2018

Real Estate 101 in the D

Real Estate 101 in the D When Peter Cummings and his development partners began working with Whole Foods Market in 2011 to build its first Detroit […]
September 28, 2018

Fashioning a hub: Effort to base clothing design, manufacturing in Detroit gains steam

Fashioning a hub: Effort to base clothing design, manufacturing in Detroit gains steam A year-old effort by current and former Detroiters to establish a hub for […]
February 21, 2018

Q&A: Jody Levy, co-founder of beverage company WTRMLN WTR

Jody Levy is an artist with a background in creating immersive environments. But her career took a turn when she discovered a breakthrough in raw, cold-pressed […]
February 21, 2018

‘Say nice things about Detroit’ creator helps carry on message

She’s the woman behind the motto “Say nice things about Detroit” that has been seen on bumper stickers and T-shirts since the 1970s. Emily Gail began […]
February 21, 2018

Q&A: Shane and Shawn Ward, expats and founders of Shane+Shawn footwear company

Twin brothers Shane and Shawn Ward grew up in Detroit and attended Cass Technical High School before earning degrees at the University of Michigan. With backgrounds […]