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Detroit FinTech Bay

Exclusive: Detroit FinTech Bay to Open in TechTown Detroit, Launch Flagstar Mortgage Tech Accelerator...

Detroit FinTech Bay today announced it will open its doors in TechTown Detroit on the campus of Wayne State University. The first cohort will be the Flagstar Mortgage Tech Accelerator, which will launch in...
Ernesto M. Hernandez

Garza to Replace Retiring Hernandez as President of GM de Mexico

General Motors Co. today announced that Ernesto M. Hernandez, president and managing director of GM de Mexico (GMM), is retiring from the company. Francisco Garza, currently vice president of Vehicle Sales, Service, and Marketing...
Sonata Hybrid solar roof

Hyundai’s New Sonata Hybrid is First Car with Solar Roof Charging System

Korea’s Hyundai Motor is launching its new Sonata Hybrid with a solar roof charging system that will provide the vehicle with additional electrical power, as well as increase fuel efficiency and driving range. The...
Finsam Samson and Yujie Wang

Troy High School Team to Send Gene Experiment to International Space Station

An experiment designed by recent Troy High School graduates Finsam Samson and Yujie Wang will be performed by astronauts on the International Space Station’s U.S. National Laboratory next year. The honor comes from the...
U-M Digital Education Studio

U-M Business School Partners with White Light to Create Immersive Digital Learning Experience

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor is utilizing a mixed-reality video technology designed by London-based White Light Ltd. in its new Digital Education Studio.Students enrolled...
TCF Financial Corp. headquarters rendering

TCF Financial Corp. Introduces New Board of Directors

Detroit-based TCF Financial Corp. has introduced its board of directors following the successful closing of the merger of equals between TCF Financial Corp. (legacy TCF) and Chemical Financial Corp. The board of directors is...
Detroit skyline

African-American Financial Advisors to Host 2019 Vision Conference in Detroit Sept. 15-18

The Washington, D.C.-based Association of African American Financial Advisors (AAAA) is conducting its 2019 VISION Conference at the Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront Hotel Sept. 15-18.Several speakers are scheduled to participate during the four-day...
silk worms, eye dropper in solution, spider silk

Ann Arbor’s Kraig Biocraft Completes Construction of Vietnamese Spider Silk Research Lab

Ann Arbor’s Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., which develops and distributes genetically engineered spider silk-based fibers for commercial and military markets, has completed construction of its new spider silk biotech research laboratory in Vietnam.The new...
TechTown Detroit auditorium

Student Entrepreneurs Pitch Tech Ideas Today at DTX Launch Detroit Showcase

Twenty-one Michigan-based entrepreneurs representing eight colleges and universities will pitch their tech startup ideas at the DTX Launch Detroit Showcase today from 5-8 p.m. at TechTown Detroit. The teams developed their startup ideas during...
GMC trucks and SUVs

GMC Updates Entire 2020 Truck and SUV Lineup

Detroit-based GMC has updated its entire 2020 truck and SUV lineup with new styling cues, smarter technologies, and standard safety features.GMC’s small SUV Terrain is updated for 2020 with GMC Pro Safety on all...