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I Heart Dogs Rescue and Animal Haven

I Heart Dogs Rescue and Animal Haven is located in Warren and has the goal of leading the no-kill movement by rescuing, rehabilitating, re-homing, and providing a place of refuge for homeless dogs and...
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Taylor English Adds Michael S. Melfi as a Corporate Partner

Atlanta-based Taylor English Duma LLP, a full-service law firm, has announced Michael S. Melfi as a partner in the company’s corporate department where he will represent emerging companies and entrepreneurial businesses in a wide...
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Jeffrey Yau Joins BioStar Capital as Entrepreneur in Residence

BioStar Capital, a value-add investment firm focused on transitional medical technologies, announced that Jeffrey Yau, VP of Data Science, Data Engineering, and Platform Engineering at Walmart Global Technology has joined the firm as an...
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Michael Kirk Named CEO of Equity Solutions

Michael Kirk has been named the new CEO of Equity Solutions USA, a nationwide independent provider of residential real estate services, and will replace and immediately assume the responsibilities of Hugo Garafalo, who was...
Orbion Space Technology announced the close of a $20 million series B funding round to ramp up production on its Aurora Plasma Thruster. // Courtesy of Orbion Space Technology

Northern Michigan’s Orbion Space Technology Secures $20M in Funding to Upscale Plasma Thruster Production

Houghton-based Orbion Space Technology, a developer of next generation small satellite propulsion solutions, today announced it raised $20 million in series B funding in an oversubscribed round led by California-based Inventus Capital Partners.With Orbion’s Aurora...
Praetorian Global, parent company of cannabis brand Binks announced a licensing contract with Michigan-based Six Labs. // Courtesy of Binske

Cannabis Brand Binske Enters Michigan Marketplace in Distribution Deal with Six Labs

Praetorian Global, the parent company of the cannabis brand Binske, announced the signing of a licensing deal with Chesaning-based cannabis producer Six Labs to bring the full lineup of luxury products to the state.Michigan’s...
Pace Industries, a global leader in die-casting, has announced it is relocating its headquarters to Novi from Fayetteville, Ariz. // Courtesy of Friedman Real Estate

Automotive Supplier Pace Industries Relocates Headquarters to Novi from Arkansas

Pace Industries, a leading North American custom die-casting, engineering, and manufacturing provider to the automotive, commercial vehicle, and other industries, announced it has relocated its global headquarters to Novi from Fayetteville, Ark.The new, state-of-the-art...
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Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation

Established in 1925, the Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation in Detroit sets out to enhance the quality of life of seniors in Michigan by ensuring they are respected, valued, empowered to reach their potential, and...
The HBA of Southeastern Michigan released its Southeastern Michigan Residential Building Activity Report showing slower growth than expected. // Stock Photo

Housing Permits Show Tepid Growth in New HBA of Southeastern Michigan Report

Based on residential permit data compiled by the Home Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan (HBA) and reported in the HBA and Carter Lumber Southeastern Michigan Residential Building Activity Report, a total of 430 single-family...
Second Nature Snack — makers of Kar's Nuts and Sanders Chocolate — announced the opening of a new Innovation Center at its Clinton Township Sanders factory. // Courtesy of Second Nature Snacks

Second Nature Brands Opens Innovation Center at Sanders Factory in Clinton Township

Second Nature Brands, a leading snacks and treats company, announced the opening of its new Innovation Center at its Sanders Factory in Clinton Township which will house research and development for all the company’s...