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Rendering of Madison Block.

Detroit Marked By Google As 1 of 7 Tech Hub Hotspots

A tech start-up neighborhood, the Madison Block, has launched in downtown Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

The fifth floor meeting area of downtown Detroit's Madison Building (PR photo)

Bizdom to Host ‘IdeaMensch Detroit’ Monday At M@dison Building

The business accelerator Bizdom will spotlight the top innovators in Detroit as IdeaMensch comes to the M@dison Building Monday afternoon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2012

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Motown Becoming The New Silicon Valley?

Detroit has put up the “help wanted” sign in Silicon Valley and applications are pouring in.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

The fifth floor meeting area of downtown Detroit's Madison Building (PR photo)

Rock Ventures Shows Off Madison Building Restoration

The 1917-vintage Madison Theatre Building — now rechristened The M@dison by its new owner, Dan Gilbert and his Rock Ventures LLC — has been given a spectacular $12 million makeover.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2012

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New Technology Development Company, Detroit Labs, Opens Downtown

Another technology start-up is calling downtown Detroit home. Detroit Labs, a technology launch pad specializing in the creation of iPhone, iPad, Android and Web applications, will be one of several tech companies moving into the newly renovated Madison Theatre building when it officially opens next month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner To Keynote Nov. 15 Get Launched Event At Wayne State

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2011

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WWJ, GLITR, HiredMYway Event To Put Detroit Back To Work

Igniting Innovation in Michigan: Putting Detroit Back To Work is a dynamic daylong conference scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi Tickets start at $15 per person. The day begins with […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2011

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Credit Acceptance Chairman Is Latest Investor In HiredMYway.com

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson Joins Detroit Venture Partners

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011

Josh Linkner

Linkner To Deliver Lawrence Tech Commencement Address May 15

Josh Linkner, founder and chairman of Pleasant Ridge-based ePrize LLC, the largest interactive promotion agency in the world, will receive an honorary degree and deliver the address when Lawrence Technological University holds its 79th commencement on Sunday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at Cobo Arena in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/05/2011

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