Developers Spend 24 Hours Creating New Detroit Public Library AppA pair of web developers spent 24 hours developing a new app for the Detroit Public Library to allow staff and users to access information in seconds.
Chicago Transplant BoostUp Joins Detroit's M@dison Block, Gets $1M InvestmentSaving 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.
Detroit Now An Asset To Tech Recruiting: LTU PanelWhile there obviously is much work to be done on Detroit's turnaround, Detroit is no longer an impediment to recruiting employees to the city for tech companies.
Detroit Marked By Google As 1 of 7 Tech Hub HotspotsA tech start-up neighborhood, the Madison Block, has launched in downtown Detroit.
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.
Call A Car In The D With The Uber AppNeed a ride? There's an app for that.
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.
Are You A Human Goes Public With CAPTCHA AlternativeAre You a Human, a Detroit-based startup that designs simple games used to verify human interaction on Web sites, today announced its game-based human authentication tool, PlayThru.
Motown Becoming The New Silicon Valley? Detroit has put up the "help wanted" sign in Silicon Valley and applications are pouring in.
Detroit to Former Yahoo Employees: Come To MichiganA group of Detroit businesses is encouraging more than 2,000 recently laid off Yahoo employees to consider bringing their talents to Michigan.