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Brian McCormick of JOOL Health

These 3 health technologies will help you keep your New Year's resolutions

JOOL Health's app creates an entire personalized wellness program, ShapeLog tracks your workouts, and MySwimPro puts a virtual master swim coach on your wrist.

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Glynn Washington to host first-ever Startup Story Night

Glynn Washington’s life makes for quite the story. He escaped an apocalyptic religious cult, earned his law degree, has lived all over the world, and has served as a political strategist, educator, diplomat, nonprofit director, actor, musician and artist.  

Takyhai Burns and Jacob Schoenknecht making Mitten Bites

Detroit programs empower youth through entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship programs across the city engage youth in hands-on, place-based entrepreneurial training, equipping them to both launch their own businesses and use entrepreneurial thinking to solve problems.

Starlett Simmons (right) of Five Star Cake Co. with her daughter, Kai Taalib

Entrepreneurship and motherhood: Family first

Despite all the time required to start and run a business, mother entrepreneurs often do so because it allows them the flexibility to be close to their family. 

Erin Cole, co-owner of Nurturing Our Seeds, with her two children, Oshun and Asa

Entrepreneurship and motherhood: Finding strength in overcoming bias

Women and minority entrepreneurs face an unfortunate amount of bias as business owners. But in the second part of our three part series on mother entrepreneurs, Melinda Clynes discovers the strength that comes from pushing through those biases. 

?Jay Rayford (left) with Motor City Match winner George N'namdi, Motor City Match consultant James Feagin, and Motor City Match Winner Godwin Ihentuge

Guest column: My journey to business owner and deeper connections

After being away from Detroit for years, Jay Raford moved back to his hometown and opened up a socially conscious food business in the Live6 area.


Better together: How Metro Detroit's entrepreneurial ecosystem nurtured Drought Juice

This is the story of four sisters, four juice bars, and how Metro Detroit's startup support network helped grow a mini-empire.

Lana Rodriguez, owner of Mama Coo's Boutique

Finding resources faster: Detroit's rich and expanding entrepreneurial ecosystem

There's an incredible number of resources available for a budding entrepreneur in Detroit. Patrick Dunn surveys our entrepreneurial ecosystem to find out where those resources are and how to access them. 

Karen Guilmette, owner of Natural Red, with three of her children

Entrepreneurship and motherhood: How starting a business can lead to a stable family

In the first of a three-part series looking at the challenges of being both a mother and entrepreneur, Melinda Clynes writes about women seeking financial independence in business.

Chris Martinson at the Chelsea Alehouse

How Chelsea became Michigan's latest one-stop craft beer destination

In addition to the recognizable Chelsea Alehouse, the town is now home to a new brewery and two hops farms.

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As Ellis Island Tea grows, founder Nailah Ellis-Brown makes hiring local a priority

"As we expand and our production increases, my goal is to lower the unemployment rate in Michigan. I can do that by hiring and putting people on the line."
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