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Detroit startup's app tracks behavior to help people manage disorders

Birdhouse is working to expand its mobile app to include a wide variety of disorders and chronic conditions -- everything from developmental disabilities to chronic illnesses.

Healthy food company Savorfull grows product line, client base exponentially

Savorfull has expanded its client base to include more professional sports teams, some universities, and airlines.

Varnum moves into new office in downtown Detroit

The Varnum law firm quietly opened its newest office in downtown Detroit over the weekend, bringing another 20 jobs to the Motor City.

Artesian Farms' produce production ramps up as temps drop

Artesian Farms Detroit took over an old industrial building at 12843 Artesian last year and turned it into a facility that could support vertical farming.

Building Hugger: woman builder, home preserver, job creator

"Once you prove yourself in the field you are accepted in the field," Swift says. "But there are still some social dogmas that make it hard to feel comfortable."

Reclaimed blight powers End Grain Woodworking Co's growth

End Grain Woodworking Co. makes a variety of different products from reclaimed wood, including picture frames, tables, lamps, and chess sets.

OST fills out downtown office as it launches IT staffing services

"It's a huge area of growth for us in Detroit and elsewhere," Mike Lomonaco, marketing manager for OST. "Southeast Michigan is where we see our greatest growth opportunity."

Detroit Venture Partners investment brings sneaker startup to Detroit

The 3-year-old startup's software platform serves as a Kelly Blue Book for the secondary sneaker market.

Urban Science acquires AutoHook, moves staff from Ann Arbor to Ren Cen

Urban Science has added staff in downtown Detroit through organic growth. This fall it's adding some through acquisition.

Detroiter turns passion for cities into business, Human Scale Studio

Human Scale Studio works with businesses, nonprofits, local governments, and community groups, providing consulting services that help them make community plans and conduct research. The common denominator is all of this work makes big cities better places to live.

Flyball aims to grow staff, clientele with move to Midtown

Flyball is moving its headquarters from Ferndale to Midtown, a place where the IT firm hopes to grow. That's why the 10-year-old company is taking over a space that is larger than what it currently needs.

The Work Department grows with purpose in Corktown

The Work Department, a studio that specializes in human-centered design, communications, and strategy, has grown by 300 percent since its founding.

Afterhouse turns blighted buildings into urban agriculture hot spots

When most people talk about urban agriculture in Detroit, they say it with the idea of putting vacant land to use. Afterhouse, however, wants to grow the city's urban agriculture sector by putting vacant buildings to use.

Detroit Food Academy starts selling student-made products through Small Batch Detroit

The DFA recently launched Small Batch Detroit, a subsidiary company that will feature a line of products created by academy students.

Foodjunky expands across U.S. with help of $750K seed round

"We are adding 50 restaurants a day," says Travis O Johnson, co-founder & CEO of foodjunky. "Most of them are independents, but there are chains as well."
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