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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. 

From left: Chris George, John Haji, Paul Chambers of Gentleman's Box

Michigan subscription boxes aim to disrupt retail market

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Brandon Chesnutt

Brandon Chesnutt

City: Detroit
Brandon Chesnutt is the local organizer for Startup Weekend Detroit, and global facilitator for Startup Weekend.
Diane Durance

Diane Durance

Diane Durance is the executive director of Great Lakes Entrepreneur's Quest, an entrepreneur-advocacy organization based in Ann Arbor.
Rodrigo Padilla

Rodrigo Padilla

City: Detroit
Rodrigo Padilla is a visionary business owner that has reached his goal: founding one of the best authentic Mexican food restaurants in Southeast Michigan, El Nacimiento.
Daniel Milstein

Daniel Milstein

City: Ann Arbor
A motivated, successful and savvy businessman, the 35-year-old CEO of the Ann Arbor-based Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group decided to pass on the secrets of his success to others in the sales business with a new book, The ABC of Sales, Lessons From A Superstar.
Hapreet Singh

Hapreet Singh

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