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Millendo Therapeutics scores big VC round, Duo Security clocks record growth

A couple of tech startups in Ann Arbor are making a splash with some big headlines. Millendo Therapeutics reports that it has raised $62 million in investment and Duo Security is reporting 200 percent revenue growth for 2015.

My Urban Hen brings hobby farming to Ann Arbor area locals

Ever want to own a chicken but don't know where to start? Or don't have the time to build a coop? Perhaps you live in a city and don't know whether owning a hen to lay fresh eggs every day is allowed? A new Chelsea-based company believes it can provide the answers to these chicken questions and more

Oxford Companies plan more murals as part of growth plan

Art is an afterthought for most real-estate companies. For Oxford Companies, it's a critical part of its business plan. The Ann Arbor-based company made a splash last year with the creation of one of the largest murals in downtown Ann Arbor. This year it's making plans to add two more significant pieces of public art in downtown.

Electronic music legends Kraftwerk to headline 2016 Movement festival

Kraftwerk has never played Movement, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer, though they've performed in Detroit sporadically over the last 35 years.

Crafting high-quality stories propels Final5's growth

Matt Dibble, the founder of Final5, has learned a lot in the five years since launching his creative agency, first and foremost that the biggest successes come when his clients better connect with their community through stories.

Detroit Denim Co. moving out of Corktown's Ponyride and into bigger digs on riverfront

The move will allow the 5-year-old company to triple its production of jeans.

Onset Marketing diversifies clientele to spur growth

Client diversification has been a key part of Onset Marketing's story since it got its start a dozen years ago. Back then it helped clients diversify to grow. Today client diversification is powering Onset Marketing's own growth.

RedViking leverages workforce fitness to recruit talent

A healthy workforce has proven a successful recruiting tool for RedViking post-recession.

365 Retail Markets launches Verii, a new product line for snack sales

365 Retail Markets has made a name for itself by reinventing the vending machine market, and it's getting ready to push that envelope a little more this year with the launch of a new product, Verii.

Humantech expands workplace ergonomics through software

For more than 20 years Humantech was known as a go-to consulting firm when it came to workplace ergonomics. The Ann Arbor-based company has become one of the largest consulting ergonomics firm in the U.S. since its founding in 1987. But it needed more to maintain its upward trajectory.

Siemens chooses Ann Arbor as "Center for Intelligent Traffic Technology"

Siemens has been using Ann Arbor as a guinea pig for traffic flow management research, and now intends to expand its program to include more than 50 local intersections.

Simple Continuity aims to become TurboTax for risk assessment

Simple Continuity, which calls Ann Arbor SPARK’s incubator home, is developing a software-as-a-service platform that helps businesses perform a better risk analysis. Its being branded as RADAR and is focused on providing more cost-effective and time-efficient compliance with federal regulations.

University of Michigan Credit Union opens new branch in Ann Arbor

The University of Michigan Credit Union has opened a new, stand-alone branch on the south side of Ann Arbor. Maybe you've seen it? It's near Briarwood Mall and has a big, blue roof and large windows.

Boots on the Ground puts veterans to work making boots in Detroit

"We don't want to just pay a living wage. We imagine what it means to wage a living."

Girls With Guts founder grows nonprofit into full-time job

Jackie Zimmerman helped launch Girls With Guts in 2012 with the idea of helping women battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Today her side project has turned into her full-time job.
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