GM President, Gov. Snyder Visit Flint Assembly Plant

GM Announces $783.5 Million In Improvements At 3 Michigan Plants

General Motors is about to make a huge investment improving its auto plants in Michigan and beyond.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2015

My Inch Of The Earth

Automation Alley Invests Another $75k In Madison Heights Web Developer

Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, has made an additional investment of $75,000 in Madison Heights-based TerraYebo Inc. to support the socially conscious Web developer’s involvement in the Game On Cancer campaign in collaboration with Henry Ford Health System’s Josephine Ford Cancer Institute and the Detroit Lions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

Rendering of Madison Block.

Chicago Transplant BoostUp Joins Detroit’s M@dison Block, Gets $1M Investment

Saving money toward your goals just became a whole lot easier thanks to a new tech start-up based in downtown Detroit’s M@dison Block tech hub. BoostUp helps people save for life’s big purchases such as a car, home, wedding or trip.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2013

First American Made Fusion (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Flat Rock Plant Starts Pumping Out American Made Ford Fusions

Ford invests $555 million in the plant, adds second shift, 1400 new jobs. Flat Rock now builds Fusions and Mustang.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

Huron Capital

Huron Capital Closes First Deal In Fund IV With Fla. Dental Firm

Detroit-based Huron Capital Partners Monday announced the first in a series of planned investments in the dental services industry with an investment in Dynamic Dental Partners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2013


Beringea Invests In Southwest Michigan Wood Processor

The private equity firm Beringea LLC said it has led a recapitalization of White Pigeon-based Fiber By-Products Corp., a processor, recycler and manufacturer of wood products.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Chris Rizik and Jeff Rinvelt of the Renaissance Venture Fund

Renaissance VC Fund Invests, Michigan Businesses Grow

The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Michigan’s venture capital fund-of-funds, announced that its initial investment of $16.7 million has led to a total venture capital investment of nearly $300 million in 20 new Michigan companies and the creation of hundreds of high-wage jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

plymouth management

Plymouth Venture Partners Fund Invests In 365 Retail Markets

Plymouth Management Co. Monday announced its ninth investment from Plymouth Venture Partners Fund II, leading a financing round in 365 Retail Markets of Troy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Rick DeVos

Start Garden project invests $2.3M in 1st year

West Michigan entrepreneur Rick DeVos’ Start Garden venture capital effort has invested more than $2.3 million in over 100 projects during its first year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013


Superior Capital, Plymouth Venture Partners Fund Higher Ed Publisher

Superior Capital Partners LLC, a Detroit-based private equity firm, and Plymouth Venture Partners, an Ann Arbor-based venture capital firm, announced a joint investment in XanEdu Holdings LLC.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013