Founder and Editor of Michipreneur
Amanda Lewan is a Detroit based writer, Editor of Michipreneur, and co-founder of Bamboo Detroit.
Sneakers are just the start for StockX and its commodity-goods market.
Following a successful tech career, Flint native David Tarver returned home with a zeal for solving social problems.
Gwen Jimmere created the Moroccan Rhassoul 5-in-1 Clay Treatment out of necessity -- and has now hit the seven-figure mark.
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Jay Adelson of Center Electric believes Midwestern work ethic and manufacturing prowess are advantages Silicon Valley can't match.
The Motor City isn't waiting for a savior to move to town. It's banking on the energy of the people who call it home.
The hereditary leader of Ford Motor Co. sees cars dominating the suburbs for a long time but crowded cities will drive innovation in how we get around.
The Motor City offers a trained workforce and, soon, gigabit speed Internet along with very affordable real estate.
The upside of the Motor City's epic struggle with abandonment is a vast supply of materials for high-end goods made by ambitious startups.
Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.
The city has enormous woes but also substantial resources. Building a business here serves the greater good more than perhaps anywhere else in America.