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Forbes Selects Detroit to Host Under 30 Summit for Three Years

Forbes announced today that it is bringing its flagship Under 30 Summit to Detroit for the next three years. The first summit will take place Oct. 27-30, and be presented by Detroit-based Rocket Mortgage. The exact venue will be announced in the coming weeks.
GM Wind Power

GM Partners with DTE to Power Tech Center, Ren Cen with Wind Energy

General Motors Co. will source 300,000 megawatt hours of wind energy from DTE Energy, enough to power 100 percent of the electricity needs of its technical center in Warren and its Detroit-based headquarters at the Renaissance Center.
Lineage Logistics HQ in Novi

Novi’s Lineage Logistics Acquires New Jersey-based Preferred Freezer Services Network

Novi-based Lineage Logistics has agreed to acquire Preferred Freezer Services and its global network of temperature-controlled warehouses. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
University of Dubai

Michigan State Forms Relationship with University of Dubai for Executive Development Programs

East Lansing’s Michigan State University, in association with Tampa, Fla. digital learning provider Bisk Education Inc., is delivering MSU's executive education programs to businesses and professionals in the United Arab Emirates through the University of Dubai.
Chevrolet Check In

Chevrolet Simplifies ‘Checking In’ with New Vehicle Locate App Feature

Spouses and children frequently are asked to “check in” from time to time while they are away from home. A new feature on the myChevrolet mobile app will make that task easier.
Henry and Emily Ford III at the 2018 Beyond Basics Annual Dinner

Henry Ford III Joins Ford Foundation Board of Trustees

After more than four decades of Ford family absence, the New York-based Ford Foundation announced that Henry Ford III – great-great-grandson of Henry Ford and great-grandson of the organization’s founder, Edsel Ford – is joining its board of trustees.
Chase & Duggan

JPMorgan Chase Commits $15M to Expand Economic Growth in Detroit’s Neighborhoods

JPMorgan Chase has committed $15 million – part of the company’s $150 million, five-year promise to the city – to support Detroit’s neighborhoods to help more residents benefit from the city’s continued economic recovery.
Mainstreet Mob

New Digital Marketing Firm Mainstreet Mob Launches in March, Focuses on Small Businesses

Mainstreet Mob, a new digital and event marketing company, will makes its debut March 10. The platform allows small businesses and shoppers to connect through social media and cash mob events, where people join together to make purchases at local businesses as a show of support.
AAMC Report

Report: To Grow, Detroit Needs to Expand African-American Middle Class

Detroit Future City, a nonprofit that works to improve the city’s long-term revitalization, has released a report, “Growing Detroit’s African-American Middle Class,” which provides a benchmark through which the African-American middle class can serve as a measure to expand the housing market.
California's Vend offers a solution to retail merchants.

Troy’s North American Bancard, Vend to Offer Integrated Solutions to Retailers

North American Bancard Holdings, a payment technology company based in Troy, and Vend, a cloud-based point-of-sale and retail management software provider in San Francisco, today announced a partnership to offer integrated solutions to retail merchants through NAB's reseller network.