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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.

Sooshin Choi, Provost of the College for Creative Studies

Selling world-class talent on Detroit

Detroit may not have the prestige of Cambridge, Massachusetts, or the weather of Miami, but when it comes to recruiting global talent to work at its anchor institutions, the city has a lot to offer.

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Is there a future for metro Detroit ganjapreneurs?

The politics of marijuana are shifting, and states like Colorado and Washington are seeing big growth in both entrepreneurship and tax revenues as a result. So where do metro Detroit providers stand since passing the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act in 2008, and does the state have a ganjapreneurial future?

Sassa Akervall in her office

The 21st century body is being built in Washtenaw County

With advances in the medical device industry, Ann Arbor is proving to be more than just a place for entrepreneurial innovation and growth, it's producing startups that are helping to shape the future of the human body. 

Tim Schaden at the Fluency Media offices

Fluency Media's Vertical Climb

A text book definition of serial entrepreneur might very well include a picture of Tim Schaden. From Quiznos to Reservision to Fluency Media, this Ann Arborite has got business creation in his genes. With his Internet marketing firm Fluency, Shaden sees a growth in talent and healthcare clients as the inevitable path to even greater success.
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Stories from the new economy: Henry Ford Innovation Institute

Henry Ford Innovation Institute connects medical practitioners with designers and entrepreneurs to help commercialize the innovation that arises every day at Henry Ford Hospital.
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Word of mouth sends InfoReady to 1,000 percent growth over five years

Word of mouth sends InfoReady to 1,000 percent growth over five years

City: Ann Arbor
The fifth-year anniversary is a big one for InfoReady. It's the year the Ann Arbor-based software startup crossed 1,000 percent growth on the strength of word-of-mouth marketing from its customers. That win is why InfoReady is one of the Gazelle 100, a year-long exploration of the fastest-growing startups in Metro Detroit as part of SEMichiganStartup's Year of the Gazelle series.
Accelerate Michigan win sets stage for DeNovo Sciences future success

Accelerate Michigan win sets stage for DeNovo Sciences future success

City: Plymouth
DeNovo Sciences has come a long way in its first five years, but the Plymouth-based startup can point to one critical juncture in its rapid growth: winning the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition in 2011. That win is why DeNovo Sciences is one of the Gazelle 100, a year-long exploration of the fastest-growing startups in Metro Detroit as part of SEMichiganStartup's Year of the Gazelle series.
Akervall Technologies hits its stride when the business moves beyond its CEO

Akervall Technologies hits its stride when the business moves beyond its CEO

City: Saline
Sassa Akervall built her mouthguard startup, Akervall Technologies, from scratch. But Saline-based company started to grow quickly when its CEO became less of a manager and more of a leader. That maturation is why Akervall Technologies is one of the Gazelle 100, a year-long exploration of the fastest-growing startups in Metro Detroit as part of SEMichiganStartup's Year of the Gazelle series.
Ben Chutz explains why to focus autism startup on caregivers

Ben Chutz explains why to focus autism startup on caregivers

City: West Bloomfield
Ben Chutz is building a startup to help fight autism (Birdhouse for Autism) and he is doing it by focusing on helping the people taking care of those with autism.
Sassa Akervall, taking biz from the basement to its 1st office

Sassa Akervall, taking biz from the basement to its 1st office

City: Saline
Sassa Akervall has built her business from the basement up. The CEO of Akervall Technologies recently took the startup from her house to its first office in Saline.
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