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Nearly $60M in State Grants Available for Small Businesses and Venues Impacted by COVID-19

The Michigan Strategic Fund in Lansing Thursday approved two grant programs — the Michigan Small Business Survival Grants and the Michigan Stages Survival Grants — totaling $58.8 million in relief for small businesses and...
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O2 Investment Partners Invests in Georgia Electronics Supplier

Bloomfield Hills-based O2 Investment Partners has invested in Flip Electronics in Georgia in an effort to support the latter company’s growth. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.Flip was founded in 2015 and is...
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Chris Ward Appointed Deputy County Executive of Oakland County

Chris Ward, chief of staff of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners, has been appointed a deputy county executive by David Coulter, Oakland County executive. Ward fills the final vacancy on Coulter’s executive staff.Ward...
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Electric Last Mile Establishes its Global Headquarters in Troy

Electric Last Mile, a commercial electric vehicle solutions company, has established its new global headquarters in Troy. The company, which designs, manufactures, and customizes electric, connected last-mile delivery vehicles, was previously based in Auburn...
Portrait of a Collagist reproduction at HFHS

HFHS’s Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion in Detroit Opens Next Week, Features DIA Artwork

The new Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion, part of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, will feature reproductions of artistic masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection.As part of...
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Home Grown

Local small farm diversifies to thrive.
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North America’s First Apple Developer Academy to Open in Detroit

Apple and Michigan State University in East Lansing today announced a partnership to build the tech giant’s first North America-based Developer Academy, which will be located in Detroit.The two organizations have been working together...
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Historic School in Detroit’s Banglatown Undergoes $7.2M Housing Renovation

The Detroit Housing and Revitalization Department announced developers have begun a $7.2 million renovation of the former Transfiguration School in Detroit’s Banglatown neighborhood. The school will turn into affordable housing.The project’s developers are Ethos...
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Walbridge Announces John Rakolta III as President

Detroit-based Walbridge, a full-service construction company, today announced the appointment of John Rakolta III as president. He will also continue in his role as chief administrative officer.“John has a proven ability to deliver high...
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GM Launches BrightDrop Electric Delivery Service

Detroit-based General Motors Co. today announced a new business, BrightDrop, which will offer electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics companies.“BrightDrop offers a smarter way to deliver goods and services,” says...