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Sight Machine Introduces Digital Readiness Index for Manufacturing

Sight Machine Inc., the category leader for manufacturing analytics, today introduced the Digital Readiness Index (DRI), a methodology to evaluate a manufacturer’s readiness for digital transformation and identify the projects likely to deliver the most impactful returns. Sight Machine developed DRI based on insights from digital manufacturing projects with some of the world’s largest manufacturers. [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|

Strata – Promising New Cancer Drugs Won’t Go Far Unless Everyone Gets Genetic Testing

Dan Rhodes, CEO at Strata Oncology, a tumor sequencing company, says genetic sequencing is “absolutely the bottleneck” in finding patients who will benefit from targeted cancer drugs. His company is giving away free testing to cancer patients to help match them to experimental treatments being studied in clinical trials (see “Should We Sequence the DNA [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|

Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc. Recognized for Best New Technology at CYTO Innovation

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN (PRWEB) AUGUST 08, 2017 Each year, the top minds in cytometry—which refers to the methodology used to extract quantitative information from individual cells—join together at ISAC’s CYTO Innovation to present the industry’s new technologies in the technology showcase. This year, Ann Arbor-based Akadeum Life Science, Inc.’s microbubble technology rose to the top [...]

By | August 10th, 2017|

Cobalt – Crowdsourcing application security closes the automated assessment gap

You could say Kris Lahiri, VP operations and chief security officer at enterprise file sharing platform provider Egnyte, was a bit of a skeptic when he first considered adding crowd-sourced penetration testing to the firm’s application security regimen. Indeed, the idea of giving permission for a bunch of unknown eyes to scour over their systems [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|

How Clinc Developed The Most Advanced A.I. For The Banking Industry

Imagine opening your bank app and asking questions about your checking account or making requests in a totally natural, conversational way. “When was the last time I was paid and can you transfer five-hundred bucks into savings?” That is an idea that Ann Arbor-based A.I. startup Clinc has implemented with its first product launch, Finie, a [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|

Jacqueline Esch of Blue Medora Recognized as One of CRN’s 2017 Women of the Channel

GRAND RAPIDS, MI–(Marketwired – May 17, 2017) – Blue Medora, an IT enterprise cloud and datacenter management company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jacqueline Esch, Blue Medora regional sales director, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|

Automatic – SiriusXM acquires connected car company Automatic for over $100M

SiriusXM has acquired Automatic, the maker of the Automatic Pro and Automatic Lite connected car OBD-II port accessories. The deal is acknowledged by SiriusXM CFO David Frear to be worth a little north of $100 million, and SiriusXM and Automatic both note in releases announcing the news that the brand will remain separate, and Automatic’s [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|

Aperia Partners with Brown Integrated Logistics to maximize tire life, improve fuel economy

Burlingame, CA - Aperia Technologies Inc. maker of the only tire inflation device for tractors and trailers, today announced that Brown Integrated Logistics has made its Halo Tire Inflator a standard specification on all new and existing power units. “Proper tire inflation is extremely important when running wide-base single tires,” said Brian Kinsey, president and [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|

Akadeum CEO on Sirius XM with Steve Blank

Featured in The Huffington Post on 03/01/2016: Read full article Akadeum Life Sciences’ CEO (Brandon McNaughton) recently sat down for a discussion on Sirius XM with Steve Blank. Steve interviewed Brandon as part of Entrepreneurs are Everywhere. They discussed topics ranging from cell separation with microbubbles to figuring out how to move an idea from an idea to sales. See below [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|

Navya driverless shuttles to begin ferrying University of Michigan students this fall

Navya will deploy two of its driverless multi-passenger shuttles this fall at the University of Michigan, moving students autonomously between Michigan’s North Campus Research Complex and its Lurie Engineering Center across a two-mile route. The 15-passenger vehicles are being deployed in conjunction with Mcity, the University of Michigan-led partnership with autonomous private industry players that’s [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|