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The Floyd Leg expands furniture offerings, sharpens brand

The Floyd Leg made a name for itself last year when it raised six figures in a crowdfunding campaign to produce its invention, a versatile furniture leg. In 2015, the Corktown-based startup is expanding its product line and sharpening its brand.

Detroit retailers to host pop-up market at Mackinac Policy Conference

A handful of Detroit-based entrepreneurs will make their pitch for the importance of small business in the future of the city's economy at this week's Mackinac Policy Conference.

Lovio George adds staff as it grows with local PR work

Lovio George Communications + Design has been around Midtown for a long time -- 33 years to be exact, long before the brand Midtown was ever dreamed up. And in that time, the boutique communications and design agency has made it mark with local work.

Corbe Company moves to Detroit from island off Washington coast

Corbe Co. is a ceramics design studio specializing in making housewares and custom products. Ryan and Kaitlyn Lawless (partners in business and life) started it three years ago, not long after graduating college.

Bromberg & Associates finds the right words for growth in Hamtramck

Its services include onsite telephonic and video remote interpreting, document translation, website localization, language training, relocation services, and bilingual staffing for more than 150 languages.

Endeavor report calls for focus on gazelle startups to spur job growth

"Scaleups are a really important part of creating new jobs," says Mike Goodwin, project leader with Endeavor Insight. "They have the most potential for creating new jobs."

Diversity of projects leads to significant growth for Motor City Electric Co.

The firm, which is headquartered near City Airport, has secured work on a growing number of large projects throughout Detroit that have allowed it to hire 200-300 union electricians and another 25 office workers, bringing its administrative staff to at total of 145 people.

LevelEleven spins out of M@dison Building and into bigger downtown offices

The software startup is taking the third floor of 1520 Woodward, one of the recently renovated commercial buildings on the same block as the M@dison Building.

Video production firm Detroit Lives! moves into Penobscot Building

Detroit Lives! has expanded to five people, including hiring an editor over the last year. Lauri is also looking to add another editor to help enhance his team and its story-telling abilities.


Detroit Bikes to open retail space on Capitol Park as its sales grow

Later this week, Detroit Bikes will open its first retail space in a storefront overlooking Capitol Park in downtown Detroit.


Grubbable connects locally sourced food with local customers

The 1-year-old tech startup helps people looking to eat out find the best restaurant that serves locally sourced food. Then they can know that fruits and vegetables and other ingredients in the food they are eating is made in the most sustainable way possible.

Line Studio Detroit turns concrete countertops into boutique business

Line Studio Detroit, a Corktown-based company, turns concrete into countertops and pieces of furniture.

BoostUp adds staff as it lands spot in REach accelerator

"It's a huge opportunity for us to connect with real-estate agents and brokers," says John Morgan, founder & CEO of BoostUp. "It should really open up some doors for us."
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