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Renee Blair, Kylie Morgan

Music League

Serial entrepreneurs Jeff and Rich Sloan of Birmingham have taken the popularity of fantasy sports leagues and applied it to the entertainment industry.
Joe Hinrichs

Engineer & Pioneer

The road to running Ford’s automotive operations wasn’t a smooth ride, but now that Joe Hinrichs has the reins, he won’t let anything stand in the way of making the Blue Oval the market leader in global mobility.
Nissan IMQ concept

Demand Load

A slew of electric vehicles that collectively represent billions of dollars in investment are about to hit the market. Yet even with all that firepower, consumers remain lukewarm to the idea of plugging in.
30 in their Thirties

30 in Their Thirties 2019

The 2019 Class of 30 in Their Thirties volunteered their time during Life Remodeled's Six-Day Project in Detroit (Aug. 5-10). The nonprofit group, located at the Durfee Innovation Society (formerly Durfee Middle School), helps transform neighborhoods and lives of residents.
Jody Levy

Juicing a Business

Jody Levy grew up in Bloomfield Village and went on to co-found a watermelon juice company that’s ecological and sustainable.
Dark Stores

Dark Stores

Since the Great Recession, many big-box stores across the state have successfully appealed community assessments to the Michigan Tax Tribunal. As a result, there’s less money for infrastructure, public safety, and education.
John Hantz

Urban Nutrient

Can John Hantz’s tree farm in Detroit be a model for turning around struggling neighborhoods?
2019 Powered by Women

2019 Powered by Women

From reader nominations, DBusiness selected eight professional women who are driving growth in Michigan, the nation, and the world.
Cellular Defense

Cellular Defense

For years, federal authorities and police officials, in the pursuit of an investigation, have demanded customer location records from cellular carriers. But that all changed when Detroit attorney Harold Z. Gurewitz took a local criminal case all the way to the United States Supreme Court.
Tim Allen

Pure Tim

As the long-running Pure Michigan campaign gears up for a new series of ads featuring the voice of near-native son and actor Tim Allen, the commercials are in the crosshairs of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s fiscal budget.

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