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11/07/2017 ANNA HENSEL entrepreneurs
Ann Arbor cements its status as a tech hub to watch with first unicorn

Ann Arbor cements its status as a tech hub to watch with first unicorn

Last month, Ann Arbor-based startup Duo Security announced that it had raised a new $70 million round, valuing the company at $1.17 billion. That made Duo Security — which creates a two-factor authentication app for enterprise companies — the first unicorn company in Ann Arbor, and its $70 million series D the largest round of venture capital raised by any company in Michigan history. Read More...

10/11/2017 BY LAURA STERNBERG/TripSavvy publications
High-Demand Job and Career Outlook in Michigan

High-Demand Job and Career Outlook in Michigan

Despite the financial challenges facing the City of Detroit, Michigan still provides plenty of employment opportunity. In fact, according to the Upjohn Institute Blog, Michigan ranked 5th in the nation for positive job growth from 2009 to 2011. STEM Jobs It should come as no surprise, given the history of Michigan's auto industry, that the state still is home to its fair share of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) jobs. In...

09/08/2017 Loren Berlin: Forbes entrepreneurs

In the Startup World, Mentorship Drives Greater Success

When they work with appropriately-skilled mentors, startups take on more ambitious goals and increase their likelihood of succeeding. Large companies are seeing the benefits of offering this mentorship, too, as it creates a myriad of opportunities for innovation. Read...

03/17/2017 publications
WXYZ - Hospitality Career Matchmaking Fair in Detroit is set for March 21, 2017

WXYZ - Hospitality Career Matchmaking Fair in Detroit is set for March 21, 2017

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Job seekers interested in the hospitality industry have a big opportunity at the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism.  On Tuesday, March 21, the conference presents the first ever Hospitality Career Matchmaking Fair. Job coaches will be on hand to help match people to employers who are hiring for their skills. For more Information go to...

03/17/2017 publications
Michigan Governor’s Tourism Conference Hosts  Hospitality Career Matchmaking Fair

Michigan Governor’s Tourism Conference Hosts Hospitality Career Matchmaking Fair

DETROIT, MI | March 1, 2017. Innovative job matchmaking initiatives play a major role at the upcoming Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism. On Tuesday, March 21, from 1:30-4pm, the conference presents the first Hospitality Career Matchmaking Fair at the Detroit Renaissance Marriott. The event provides job seekers and students the chance to connect with employers in the Michigan hospitality industry. This unique career...

07/14/2016 publications

Michigan Software Talent Connection, STAR Program

Michigan Software Talent: STAR Program Hello Summer! Hello Interns! Fun things are happening in Ann Arbor and you're invited! Next Intern Event: July 22 Huron River Rafting Day Register now for the July 22nd Rafting Day on the Huron River. We'll meet at 2:45pm at the Agro Canoe Livery (Ann Arbor); at @ 3pm we'll start the Argo-to-Gallup 3.7 mile trip. Hope you can come! To Register: 2016 Rafting Day If you can't make it on the...