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Michigan Online Gaming Revenue Gains Momentum

DETROIT - Sports betting in the state of Michigan is now live! The very first sportsbooks started to take in-person bets in March 2020 and online sports betting options launched in January 2021. Since then, the numbers have impressed even those who were initially sceptical, or even unsupportive, of the push to legalize sports betting

By |2021-04-08T15:56:39-04:00April 8th, 2021|Digital, Internet, IoT|

70 Percent Of Surveyed Michiganders Want Vaccine

LANSING - Dr. Anthony Fauci, the President's chief medical advisor is on a crusade to get more folks vaccinated, so Michigan pollster Bernie Porn thought his recent polling numbers might add some fuel to that crusade. He sent a letter to the good doctor showing that 70 percent of those surveyed in Michigan wanted to

By |2021-03-25T21:19:08-04:00March 25th, 2021|Coronavirus, Science|

Record Year for U.S. Venture Capital Industry Despite Pandemic and Economic Downturn

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. venture ecosystem ended 2020 with more than 10,800 companies across the country receiving venture funding and approximately 1,965 VC firms managing 3,680 venture funds with $548 billion in assets under management (AUM), according to the National Venture Capital Association 2021 Yearbook, with data provided by PitchBook. The NVCA 2021 Yearbook is an

By |2021-03-25T21:19:09-04:00March 25th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

EGLE Announces $1.2 Million In Recycling Grants to West Michigan

LANSING - EGLE announced the recipients of the Renew Michigan grants to encourage recycling in West Michigan. The grants are the largest single effort to encourage recycling in West Michigan. Recipients include: West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, Kent County Department of Public Works, City of Holland, Goodwill Industries of West Michigan and PADNOS Recycling and

By |2021-03-25T21:19:10-04:00March 25th, 2021|Clean Update, Clean, green, hybrid|

Gilbert Family Foundation, Rocket Community Fund To Make $500 Million Philanthropic Investment In Detroit

DETROIT - The Gilbert Family Foundation and Rocket Community Fund on Thursday announced an unprecedented and transformational $500 million philanthropic investment over the next ten years, to be accomplished through strategic contributions to community organizations that will build economic opportunity in Detroit neighborhoods. The Gilbert Family Foundation will contribute $350 million, and the Rocket Community

By |2021-03-25T21:19:10-04:00March 25th, 2021|Featured, New Products, New Products / Contracts|

Ann Arbor SPARK to Manage Statewide Michigan Internship Program

ANN ARBOR - Ann Arbor SPARK and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation are launching Michigan STEM Forward, a statewide program that matches students attending Michigan colleges and universities with internship opportunities at the state’s leading innovative companies. Michigan STEM Forward provides students with meaningful career experience and encourages them to look for opportunities to work

By |2021-03-25T21:19:11-04:00March 25th, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

Hercules Electric Vehicles Opens Series A Funding Period

DETROIT – Hercules Electric Vehicles is opening a $20 million Series A investment round managed by  CMD Global Partners, a boutique investment bank. James Breyer founded Hercules Electric Vehicles in 2018 with a vision to bring luxury eco-utility products to market, beginning with an electric pickup truck and followed by other exciting electric mobility products.

By |2021-03-25T21:19:11-04:00March 25th, 2021|Auto Tech, Featured|

Lightspin Reveals AWS Identity And Access Management Vulnerable To Abuse

TEL AVIV, Israel  - Lightspin announced the results of its research, which discovered a gap between AWS Identity and Access Management user and group policies that an attacker can abuse to take over accounts, delete group members, steal data and shut down services. The research team was able to compromise dozens of accounts by using this

By |2021-03-25T21:19:12-04:00March 25th, 2021|Cyber Defense|

Healthcare Services Leader Ted Bucknam Joins Hygieia As President

LIVONIA  – Hygieia, a digital health company for insulin therapy management, has appointed Ted Bucknam as president. Bucknam will spearhead the company’s clinical expansion, working with endocrinologists, referring physicians and clinic partners throughout Michigan and the U.S. Bucknam’s decades in healthcare operations include senior leadership positions with Concentra, Inc., a national provider of occupational medicine

By |2021-03-25T21:19:12-04:00March 25th, 2021|Life Sciences, Life Sciences/Biotech|

MSF Approves Support To Strengthen Michigan’s Talent Pipeline

LANSING – The Michigan Strategic Fund approved new talent initiatives, a business expansion and community revitalization projects along with other actions that will continue to strengthen Michigan’s economy and position the state for future prosperity, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced. “Today’s actions demonstrate our focus on supporting and strengthening Michigan’s workforce as we continue

By |2021-03-25T21:19:13-04:00March 25th, 2021|Politics, Politics/Government|