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Coherix goes from surviving to thriving after Great Recession

Dwight Carlson knows what it's like to be on top of the world one day and have the weight of the world crushing you the next. Now he and his startup, Coherix, are back on top as they make the most of a crisis.

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Hans Steiner knows the secret to growing multiple revenue streams

Hans Steiner can remember when Caelynx didn't sell software. Now half of the engineering firm's revenue comes from software sales, and Steiner knows how to make that happen.

Questions with Hans Steiner knows the secret to growing multiple revenue streams


Steve Schwartz explains guiding a startup to acquisition

Carcode SMS went from meeting its future parent company to acquisition within a few months. Co-founder Steve Schwartz explains what made that process happen.

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Steve Balistreri

Steve Balistreri is the founder & CEO of DIYAutoFTW, a wiki-like website about automobile minutia. It is based in Detroit.

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Zak Pashak

Zak Pashak is the founder of Detroit Bikes, a Detroit-based startup that is making a classic American-style bicycle.

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Detroit Bikes

Dwight Carlson

Dwight Carlson is the president of Coherix, a start-up based in Ann Arbor.

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Sean Simpson

Sean Simpson is one of the co-founders of AutoBike, a bicycle start-up based in Troy.

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Hapreet Singh

Hapreet Singh is owner of Automotive Quality & Logistics Inc., an automotive and manufacturing supplier.

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Silverio López

Silverio López is owner of López Tire, a full service tire center serving the Southwest Detroit community, and recently started Tequila Cabresto.

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Lopez Tire

Suk-Kyu Koh

Chrysan Industries, Inc. is an Automotive Lubricants & Specialty Chemicals Provider, headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan. Established in 1977, Chrysan has been increased its sales volume to $10 million a year. It has about 20 employees. Chrysan achieved Ford Q1 in February 2005 and was chosen to be Corp! Magazine Best of Michigan 2008.

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Dan Caton

Dan Caton is the president of Arbor Plastic Technologies, a plastic additive start-up based in Sterling Heights.

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Alan Barnosky

Alan Barnosky is a team member at Tree Fort Bikes, a custom bicycle shop and Internet retailer based in Ypsilanti.

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Tree Fort Bikes

Mike Elwood

Mike Elwood is the vice president of marketing for Azure Dynamics, a hybrid commercial vehicle manufacturer based in Oak Park.

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Azure Dynamics

Mark Symonds

Mark Symonds is the CEO of Plex Systems, which provides software services for manufacturers.

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Plex Systems

Robert Axtman

Robert Axtman is the executive director of North American business development of Visual Components, a manufacturing simulation company based in Orion.

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