Detroit Venture Partners
Josh Linkner, CEO and managing partner of Detroit Venture Partners, will be the keynote speaker during Wayne State University’s Get Launched event, to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in WSU’s Student Center Ballroom, 5221 Gullen Mall, in Detroit.
HiredMYway.com, a Detroit-based Web site that uses a recruiter-style model online to solve job board overcrowding, announced that more than $3 million has been invested in the company within the past six months. Don Foss, chairman of Credit Acceptance Corp., is the most recent investor.
Have your ever applied for a job online and wondered if anyone at the company read your resume?
Earvin “Magic” Johnson — Lansing native, Michigan State University and NBA Hall of Fame basketball star, philanthropist and entrepreneur — announced Thursday he will join Detroit Venture Partners as a general partner.
Quicken Loans founder and chairman Dan Gilbert plans to announce an addition to a venture capital company focused on rebuilding Detroit, and a tweet from ex-NBA star Magic Johnson suggests it’s him.