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eLab Partners Named to 2018 Detroit Business 500 Most Powerful People in Detroit

Paul Brown and Doug Neal were named to Detroit Business 2018 Most Powerful 500 Business Leaders in Metro Detroit: Read more here  

By | October 11th, 2018|

Cobalt.io Raises $5M in Series A Funding to Fuel Growth of the Cybersecurity Industry’s First Pen Testing as a Service (PTaaS) Platform

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) MAY 02, 2018 Cobalt.io, a Pen Testing as a Service platform (​PTaaS)​ transforming the traditional pen testing model for SaaS businesses, announced today that it has received $5 million in funding to ​continue its global expansion and for further investment in its ​industry-leading​ PTaaS platform. A major new investor in the round [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|

Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler hands-on: Intelligent watering controlled by your phone

We love our green grass here in Washington and some HOAs require a minimal level of water to maintain curb appeal and keep lawns from igniting easily. I've been watering my yard for the last couple of months while at home, at the office, on business travel, and while on vacation with the Rachio 3 [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|

Aperia Offers Chrome Wheel Cover Option

Aperia Technologies Inc., a supplier of tire-inflation technologies for commercial vehicle tractors and trailers, announced the release of a new chrome cover for the Halo Tire Inflator. While the chrome adds personality and practicality to accessorize the Halo Tire Inflator, it also plays a role in improving business for fleets, from driver retention to company [...]

By | September 28th, 2018|

MVCA 2018 Up-and-Coming Company Nominees

What excites me most about the startup ecosystem in Michigan right now is the momentum that we are building.  Not only does 2018 represent a significant milestone with Duo Security's $2.35B exit, but we are also seeing an increasing number of exciting new companies that are being built in Michigan focused on disrupting very large and [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|

George Dunbar Joins Akadeum Life Sciences’ Board of Directors

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 06, 2018 Akadeum Life Sciences today announced it has appointed George Dunbar to its Board of Directors. Dunbar has spent his career as an executive and leader of numerous biotech companies. He most recently served as president and CEO of ISTO Biologics, a private cell therapy and biologics company acquired [...]

By | September 7th, 2018|

Blue Medora Secures $10 Million in Growth Investment

Blue Medora announced a $10 million investment from growth equity investor Edison Partners. Proceeds will be used to accelerate development and enterprise market adoption of the company’s innovations including the recently introduced BindPlane service. “There has been awe-striking advancement in monitoring in the past two years thanks to AI, but the industry is still relying [...]

By | September 7th, 2018|

Clinc featured in: Universities and legacy industries are giving rise to the Midwest’s AI startups

Ann Arbor Ann Arbor’s University of Michigan has played an instrumental role in the growth of several AI startups in the state. Trove, which developed a platform that scans users’ emails to provide them with insights about their professional network, has worked with a pair of research teams at the University of Michigan, the company [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|

Clinc is building a voice AI system to replace humans in drive-through restaurants

Clinc is expanding its focus on fintech into new verticals that could take advantage of its conversational artificial intelligence. The Ann Arbor-based company recently took the wraps off its new system that aims to provide quick-service restaurants like McDonald’s and Taco Bell with a voice assistant in the drive-through window. I got a demo of [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|

Akadeum Announces First-of-Their-Kind Microbubble Products Commercially Available

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (PRWEB) AUGUST 28, 2018 Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc. has announced early access to its microbubble-based T cell and B cell isolation kits. A radical simplification over existing technologies, the use of microbubbles enables users to perform the entire cell separation process within a single tube and without a magnet. The company has [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|