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Chad Priest

Chad Priest on the right time to pivot your startup

Chad Priest and his startup team were working on an idea that didn't work when they decided to pivot. That decision led to Linkies, a social media startup based in downtown Detroit that is getting its 15 minutes of fame.

Mark Rieth

Mark Rieth on why Stroh's inspires Atwater Brewery's growth

Mark Rieth likes to talk about Stroh's when he is speaking about turning Atwater Brewery into Detroit's next great brewery. He explains why Detroit's most fabled brewery serves as an inspiration.

Sandy Kronenberg

Sandy Kronenberg on growing a startup alone

Sandy Kronenberg is a tech entrepreneurs who already has a few exits under his belt, and it's a big reason why he is eschewing angel investment for his new startup, Locqus.

Ben Chutz

Ben Chutz explains why to focus Autism startup on caregivers

Ben Chutz is building a startup to help fight autism (Birdhouse for Autism) and he is doing it by focusing on helping the people taking care of those with autism.


Jeremy Wheeler

Ann Arbor's future: 5 tough questions with Jeremy Wheeler

Max Nussenbaum-abs

OpEd: The city needs to help Detroiters finance home restorations

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Stories from the new economy: ACCESS Growth Center

ACCESS Growth Center assists immigrant entrepreneurs in making Metro Detroit more than a place of residence -- but rather a place they can call home.

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