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News and Articles About Detroit

GM Brings Self-Driving Cars to Michigan Roads
Self-Driving Cars

GM Brings Self-Driving Cars to Michigan Roads

A fleet will soon roam the streets of greater Detroit.
To Entrepreneurs Everywhere: Don't Forget the Motor City
Detroit

To Entrepreneurs Everywhere: Don't Forget the Motor City

The secret to Detroit's turnaround? Entrepreneurship. Other recovering cities should take note.
Pamela Lewis
Uber Eyes Facility in Detroit
Uber

Uber Eyes Facility in Detroit

Uber is now 'working with the state' on regulatory issues, according to an exec.
Stock Market of Things Launches in Detroit, Building a New Exchange As City Reinvents Itself
Detroit

Stock Market of Things Launches in Detroit, Building a New Exchange As City Reinvents Itself

Sneakers are just the start for StockX and its commodity-goods market.
Amanda Lewan
Detroit, Seattle and Milwaukee Are Included in the 10 Best Cities for Starting a Yoga Studio
Yoga

Detroit, Seattle and Milwaukee Are Included in the 10 Best Cities for Starting a Yoga Studio

With yoga spreading to all corners of the country, online storage finder SpareFoot wondered: What are the best cities to start a yoga studio?
Al Harris
How This Detroit Startup Got People to Pre-Pay for a Watch Called Shinola
Startup Success Stories

How This Detroit Startup Got People to Pre-Pay for a Watch Called Shinola

Shinola wasn't born of a government policy or tax incentive -- it was born of an American entrepreneur's desire to build things in America again.
Andrew Yang
For 100 Years, General Motors Was All About Cars. Now, It's All About People.
General Motors

For 100 Years, General Motors Was All About Cars. Now, It's All About People.

The big three Detroit auto maker is broadening its mission, which means the brand has to tell a new story.
Catherine Clifford
How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business
Wacky Business Ideas

How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business

Bubble soccer is the best kind of business bubble for Damon Grace and Lucas Andrews.
This Detroit Entrepreneur Is the First African-American Woman to Score a Patent for a Natural Haircare Product
Haircare

This Detroit Entrepreneur Is the First African-American Woman to Score a Patent for a Natural Haircare Product

Gwen Jimmere created the Moroccan Rhassoul 5-in-1 Clay Treatment out of necessity -- and has now hit the seven-figure mark.
Amanda Lewan
Starting a Business Is Hard So Try Flipping One Instead
Growth Strategies

Starting a Business Is Hard So Try Flipping One Instead

It's often easier to fix a struggling company than it is to create one from scratch.
Mike Kalis
Why This VC Is Bullish on Detroit Building the Internet of Things
Internet of Things

Why This VC Is Bullish on Detroit Building the Internet of Things

Jay Adelson of Center Electric believes Midwestern work ethic and manufacturing prowess are advantages Silicon Valley can't match.
Amanda Lewan
Detroit Is Cultivating Local Entrepreneurship to Secure Its Future
Bootstrapping

Detroit Is Cultivating Local Entrepreneurship to Secure Its Future

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.
Amanda Lewan
Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising
Franchises

Yes, You Can Be Creative in Franchising

A Detroit couple decided to take a different approach when they opened their art-instruction franchise. Last year, they were the chain's highest-grossing franchisees.
Tracy Stapp Herold
13 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Detroit
Take It From The Pros

13 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Detroit

'Don't forget the Motor City' when you're looking for a role model for your startup.
Darrah Brustein

Detroit is the most populous city in Michigan, as well as the home of the auto industry. The city hosts many companies in the finance, healthcare, technology and manufacturing industries, as well as being known for Motown Records. In 2013, following both restructuring and job loss in the auto industry, Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history. 

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