Event Notices From Aug. 12The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan's technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.
New Training Institute, Grand Circus, Launches To Meet Growing Need for Tech Jobs In DetroitA new training institute will open in downtown Detroit to meet the ever-growing need for technology professionals in the city's burgeoning digital hub.
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Detroit Venture Partners Invests In 15th Detroit-based Digital Company, iRuleDetroit-based Detroit Venture Partners announced a second round of funding for iRule, a platform for home entertainment automation that makes it easier for consumers to control their home theater system with a universal remote control anytime from anywhere from a mobile device.
Stik.com Raises $2.3 Million Series A to Bring Trust to Local Service ReviewsStik, a reviews Web site driving local referrals for professional services, announced Monday that it has closed a $2.3 million Series A financing.
Develop Detroit Launches Fall Classes in Mobile App Design and ProgrammingMichigan’s tech professionals can soon add a new skill to their resume: iPhone and iPad app development. This October, Develop Detroit will launch its second semester of courses, expanding upon its successful summer session. Entrepreneurs, programmers, or designers can enroll in one of two course tracks: iOS App Programming or Design.
MVCA Programs to Attract Investment, Entrepreneur Talent Gaining Traction The Michigan Venture Capital Association’s programs to develop the state’s investment community are helping venture capitalists and their portfolio companies attract and retain top talent.
Startup Aims To Reinvent Jukebox With $1.2 Million Capital RaiseRoqbot, a startup that is changing the way music is experienced in bars, restaurants, and retail stores with a new mobile jukebox app, announced that it closed a seed funding round of $1.2 million led by Google Ventures and Detroit Venture Partners, with participation from Accelerator Ventures, T5 Capital and Penny Black.