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Navv Systems Completes Seed Financing to Accelerate Commercialization

DETROIT - Navv Systems, a Detroit-based healthcare technology company focused on hospital personnel location and equipment tracking and location services, announced the close of a $3.2 million seed funding round led by Arboretum Ventures. Detroit Venture Partners also joined the financing along with existing investors including Narrow Gauge Ventures. Navv has developed an indoor navigation

By |2021-06-22T17:02:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Entrepreneurs|

25 Percent Of Americans Thought About Starting A Business During the Pandemic — 64 Percent Did

DETROIT - The coronavirus pandemic changed how many Americans work, with some shifting to remote and others losing their job. Small business owners in particular have had a turbulent year navigating new and constantly changing guidelines that shuttered certain businesses for a period or indefinitely. Still, entrepreneurial dreams may keep many workers up at night,

By |2021-06-22T17:02:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Entrepreneurs, Featured|

U.S. Podcast Revenue Expected To Surpass $1 billion In 2021, News Most Lucrative

KENT, England - The podcasting world has recorded significant growth in recent months, with more consumers showing interest in different genres. The growth is now reflecting on the revenue side as more advertisers aim to capitalize on the sector. Data acquired by Finbold indicates that the United States podcast advertising revenue is projected to surpass the

By |2021-06-22T17:02:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|IoT|

GM Bringing Ultium Battery Tech To Trains, Hydrogen To Planes

DETROIT - GM is setting out into both the train and aircraft world with its Ultium battery and hydrogen fuel cell technology. Just this week, GM announced it would work together with Wabtec locomotives for trains and Liebherr-Aerospace for planes. To be more specific, GM is planning on collaborating with Wabtec to develop and commercialize its Ultium

By |2021-06-22T17:02:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Clean Update, Guest Columns|

Conquer Accelerator Selects Six Startups for 2021 Cohort

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Conquer Accelerator announces its sixth season and summer 2021 cohort. The 10-week accelerator welcomes six selected teams to its East Lansing program: CrossBraining, Frizzmo, Nickels, Rebound AI, SafetySit, and Tandem. “We’re proud of what we’ve built over the last five years at Conquer Accelerator and we’re only getting better,” said Thomas Stewart, Conquer Accelerator Program

By |2021-06-22T17:02:09-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Community Hub Moving Into Former Lucky’s Market In Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOR – More than a year after Lucky’s Market closed its doors, residents finally have the answer to the question everyone’s been asking: What will replace the neighborhood market? Prentice4M announced on Wednesday that it will be developing the space into 4M City Club, a community hub that will feature coworking and event space, a

By |2021-06-22T17:02:09-04:00June 22nd, 2021|New Products|

GM To Spend $35 Billion On EVs And Autonomous Vehicles Up 30 Percent By 2025

DETROIT — General Motors said it will increase spending on electric and autonomous vehicles to $35 billion through 2025, a 30 percent increase from plans announced late last year. The additional money will be used to expand its rollout of EVs and accelerate production of its battery and fuel cell technologies, including two new U.S. battery plants

By |2021-06-22T17:02:09-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Auto Tech|

TrialAssure Releases LINK Software For Publishing Plain Language Summaries

CANTON - TrialAssure has announced the release of TrialAssure LINK software for the efficient development, review, translation and publishing of plain language, or lay summaries. TrialAssure LINK transforms information from existing sources and auto-populates a majority of mandatory sections, generating lay summary language ready for review and editing. TrialAssure LINK will cut more than four weeks

By |2021-06-22T17:02:09-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Software|

The Navy Is Developing “Bio-Inspired” Drones That Transition Between Air And Water

WASHINGTON DC - The U.S. Navy appears to be taking a cue from mother nature by seeking to develop “bio-inspired autonomous systems” that mimic or leverage characteristics of the natural world to accomplish Navy missions. Specifically, the U.S. Navy’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget requests contain close to $30 million for developing “Biocentric" or "Bio-Inspired" technologies

By |2021-06-22T17:02:10-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Drones, Life Sciences|

Quantum Microscope Created That Can See the Impossible

QUEENSLAND, Australia - In a major scientific leap, University of Queensland researchers have created a quantum microscope that can reveal biological structures that would otherwise be impossible to see. This paves the way for applications in biotechnology, and could extend far beyond this into areas ranging from navigation to medical imaging. The microscope is powered

By |2021-06-21T20:26:14-04:00June 20th, 2021|STEM|