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Benzinga, Webull In New Partnership

DETROIT—Benzinga, the Detroit-based financial news vendor to North American brokerages, announced that it’s teaming up with New York City-based Webull Financial to help further Webull’s vision to connect traders with the best tools, features and indicators. Benzinga’s services and data will help Webull acquire and preserve lasting relationships with the users of its trading platform,

By |2019-06-27T16:01:27-04:00June 27th, 2019|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Secure-24 Buys SAP Managed Services Provider

SOUTHFIELD—A unit of the Southfield-based managed services provider Secure-24 has purchased Symmetry Holding Inc., a Brookfield, Wis.-based provider of SAP managed services. Secure-24 is a subsidiary of the Tokyo-based telecommunications firm NTT Communications Corp. Secure-24 officials said Symmetry possesses extensive expertise in SAP managed services, which it delivers to large enterprise clients in diverse industries

By |2019-06-27T15:53:30-04:00June 27th, 2019|Cyber Defense|

StockX Startup Raises $110 Million In Financing, Largest In Michigan History

DETROIT—The Detroit startup “stock market of things” StockX announced the largest venture capital raise in Michigan history, a $110 million Series C financing round that values the company at more than $1 billion. Participating in the investing round were Hong Kong-based DST Global, New York City-based General Atlantic, and Menlo Park, Calif.-based GGV Capital. The company also

By |2019-06-27T15:53:30-04:00June 27th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Featured|

LTU 2nd In National Contest To Develop Tech For People With Disabilities

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University finished second in the nation in the annual College Design Challenge, held Wednesday in Vienna, Va. by SourceAmerica, a nonprofit that creates employment opportunities for people with disabilities. It’s the third straight year that LTU was named one of the three national finalists in the event. In this national engineering competition, students

By |2019-06-27T15:53:30-04:00June 27th, 2019|ESD|

Traverse Legal Opens Detroit Office To Connect With Autonomous Vehicle Companies

ROYAL OAK - What do tech companies, particularly tech startups, need to know about all those legal documents that need to be filed if they want to woo investors someday? The answers are in this podcast with Traverse Legal Principal Enrico Schaefer. https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e175-enrico-schaefer-tech-law-update

By |2019-06-27T15:53:55-04:00June 26th, 2019|Auto Tech, Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Plante Moran’s Das Provides Warning About Ransomware Attacks

ROYAL OAK - Ransomware raised its ugly head again recently when a Florida city was forced to pay hackers $600,000 to get all its files decrypted. It's called Ransomware and its just one of the major threats companies and governments face today. Plante Moran Principal, and former Chief Information Security Officer for the State Of

By |2019-06-26T18:44:30-04:00June 26th, 2019|Cyber Defense, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Invest Detroit Ventures’s Shea Interviews ToDoolie CEO Rodriguez

ROYAL OAK - ToDoolie, a marketplace to hire local students to help with simple and outdoor tasks, has become a portfolio company for Invest Detroit Ventures. IDV Manager Tember Shea interviews Sergio Rodriguez, Co-Founder & CEO, to dig into the business plan. https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e175-tember-shea-invest-detroit-ventures  

By |2019-06-26T18:50:51-04:00June 26th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Global Auto Mobility Interview: The Importance Of IoT To Michigan

ROYAL OAK - Monish Jirge, host of Rebound Detroit, explains the Importance of the IoT ecosystem in Southeast Michigan and it’s impact on Michigan economy, in this interview with Global Auto Mobility Publisher Dan Keelan. https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e175-global-auto-mobility  

By |2019-06-26T18:36:26-04:00June 26th, 2019|IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

FCA To Launch In-Vehicle Uconnect Market Commerce Platform

AUBURN HILLS—FCA US LLC has announced the launch of Uconnect Market, a new in-vehicle commerce platform that will give customers a wide range of opportunities for convenience and savings from their vehicles’ touch screens. Customers will be able to order food, make dinner reservations, find the nearest gas station, find and pay for parking spots

By |2019-06-26T16:55:22-04:00June 26th, 2019|Auto Tech|

Lawrence Tech, Hartland High School Partner On Architecture Courses

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University and Hartland High School have signed a new agreement that will allow Hartland students to take two accelerated LTU architecture and design courses in the summer, with scholarship support to reduce costs. Students meeting eligibility requirements will be allowed to take accelerated versions of LTU’s ARCH1213, Introduction to Visual Communication, and ARCH

By |2019-06-26T16:56:15-04:00June 26th, 2019|ESD|