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Lindsey Walenga

Lindsey Walenga on building a client list from scratch

Lindsey Walenga is the co-founder of Siren PR, helping build a client list from nothing. Today she and her partner have the Royal Oak-based boutique public relations agency growing quickly thanks to new customers.

Jim Renberg

Jim Renberg on preserving Detroit's historic architecture

Jim Renberg's firm, Brush Park Studio, is creating a successful business where too many people don't see value: preserving historic architecture in Detroit. Renberg explains why it works for him and his partner.

Stacy Goldberg

Stacy Goldberg on evolving the best path forward for your business

Savorfull originally got its start selling healthy boxed meals and moved to providing healthy-eating consulting services. Stacy Goldberg, Savorfull's CEO, explains why that switch made sense.

Dale Johnson

Dale Johnson on getting everyone in a family business on board with a growth plan

VernDale Products is a family business employing its third generation of descendants, and executing a big growth plan. The Detroit-based firm's CEO Dale Johnson explains how building trust over time provided the basis to get everyone on board with the plan.


John Behrman of HookLogic

How Hooklogic turned an old economy space into a new economy enterprise

Cami Ross of Bad Habit Caramels at The Ugly Mug

The entrepreneurial case for Ypsilanti's authenticity


A more efficient beer: Metro Detroit's greenest breweries

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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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