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THE rooftop party was in full swing when midnight approached on a warm Friday evening. Kerry Doman, 29, founder of an event planning business; Justin Jacobs, 28, head of a citywide recreational sports league, and Ara Howrani, 29, a photographer who runs a commercial studio, knocked back beers, while a group of office friends from a nearby dot-com chatted about the scratch-and-sniff wallpaper in their colorful new headquarters.
Detroit, city of 100,719 vacant parcels and three Starbucks, has discovered its marketing niche: land of the young, daring and bohemian. And more businesses, foundations and city leaders are investing in the idea.
Michigan won’t be healthy unless Detroit is healthy. That’s what Republican Gov. Rick Snyder told me as I was reporting “City of Hope,” a cover story in the current issue of Forbes about the efforts of Mayor Dave Bing and other business leaders to rebuild Detroit.
The Obama Administration recently announced details of a $33 million Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge (Jobs Accelerator) to jumpstart innovation-fueled job creation and global competitiveness
Michigan’s businesses will have new ways to buy and sell, raise capital and connect with each other through Pure Michigan Business Connect.
The New Leaders Arts Council of Michigan (NLACM) is proud to announce this grant program tailored to young leaders in Michigan for arts and culture projects.
Grant program awards support field trips for 13,208 students.
Investments from September 2008 thru June 2010.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released its "2009 Wind Technologies Market Report." This report, authored primarily by DOE's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, provides a comprehensive overview of trends in the rapidly-evolving U.S. wind power market.
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