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Loveland Technologies launches custom mapping platform, Site Control

Loveland's newest product is Site Control, a software-as-a-service platform that enables users to open personal accounts within Loveland Technologies software and create their own custom maps.

IT firm CBI moves to downtown Detroit

"I am glad we're moving back to the city," says CBI's CEO Steve Barone. "It's a lifelong dream to get back to the city I love."

Woodward Throwbacks scores major order with Nordstrom

The small business that turns reclaimed wood into consumer goods can now be found in more than a dozen Nordstrom stores across the U.S. The luxury retailer is helping the Corktown-based business launch its line of products nationally.

Southwest Rides fine tunes Springwells Village storefront, programs

The southwest Detroit-based low-profit-limited-liability company, also known as L3C, is starting to reap the rewards of a long winter’s nap.

Ellis Infinity Beverage Co grows 300%, expands presence across Midwest

Seven years ago, Nailah Ellis-Brown was selling tea made from a family recipe out of the trunk of her car. Today, her Ellis Island Tea can be found in Whole Foods supermarkets across the Midwest.

Atwater Brewery adds liquor to its adult beverage lineup

The Detroit-based firm, the third largest brewery in Michigan, is now selling craft spirits at its biergarten in Grosse Pointe Park, including rum, vodka, gin, and whiskey.

Huron Capital Partners goes on acquisition tear

Huron Capital Partners and its portfolio companies have made a dozen acquisition so far this year. Last year the number of acquisition only hit 14.

NEIdeas makes final push to solicit applicants for $100K prize before June 25 deadline

Now in its second year, NEIdeas aims to provide longstanding businesses in inner city neighborhoods capital to help them grow and create more jobs.

Parjana's pilot project on Belle Isle 'reboots Mother Nature' to naturally drain standing water

The downtown Detroit-based startup is commercializing a filtration technology that opens up the  earth’s natural ground filtration system to clean water.

Motor City Muckraker fights to turn passion for journalism into profits

"We pay to write things others won't write," Neavling says. "The news just keeps coming out. There are so many stories I am sitting on. Right now I am having so much fun I am forgetting about the money."

Detroit Horse Power teaches teens life skills by having them care for horses

"The idea is that this horse-person relationship serves as a springboard for interpersonal growth," says Paul Mack, board president for Detroit Horse Power. "Dealing with an animal that big teaches you how to deal with things you can’t control."

Woodbridge resident launches sustainability consultancy, 3030

Haag describes 3030 as a craft consultancy that specializes in everything from energy efficiency to tax work for distilleries.

Wayne State student re-invents the crossbow, launches a company

A recent Wayne State University graduate is launching a new business based on his invention, a new-and-improved version of the crossbow.

Urban redevelopment work leads to 12 new hires at Giffels Webster

Giffels Webster has begun taking on more private projects, such as urban redevelopments and residential construction, as it finally recovers from the Great Recession.

Skidmore Studio adds staff thanks to new work from entertainment brands

Skidmore Studio has carved out an interesting niche for itself over the last year, taking on a growing amount of work for entertainment brands like Dave & Busters.
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