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From Jobs Created to Jobs Filled in Detroit

Derek Turner | Posted 02.10.2014 | Impact
Derek Turner

Detroit entrepreneurs start companies that are high-growth and high-technology, but also require very specifically-skilled people in order to grow.

Local Developer's Invention Completely Changes Gaming

Model D | Posted 06.23.2013 | Detroit

Peter Von Buskirk searches for video game controller options that often frustrated the software developer, so he made his own. The REvolve is a cro...

Detroit's Public Radio Station Goes Mobile

Posted 04.11.2013 | Detroit

Love "The Craig Fahle Show," but never seem to be in the car at 10 a.m.? Now, you can carry around WDET, Detroit's public radio station, in your pocke...

Riding The Bus Just Got Easier For iPhone Users

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.30.2013 | Detroit

An app cooked up by a software developer in his free time and quietly released last month is making it easier for iPhone-carrying bus riders to get ar...

7 Reasons To Get Excited About Detroit's Tech Industry

Posted 02.06.2013 | Detroit

Detroit's tech industry growth is outpacing national hubs like Silicon Valley, Boston and Chicago in a number of categories, according to the latest a...

Tech Innovator: Don't Hoard Your Great Ideas

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 01.24.2013 | Detroit

Silicon Valley thinker Nir Eyal has his eyes on the future. Consultant, Stanford professor and founder of two tech companies, he's also the keynote sp...

Mobile City Conference Aims To Grow Detroit's Tech Community

Posted 12.27.2012 | Detroit

From the Motor City to Mobile City? Maybe soon. A new conference on designing applications for Apple's mobile operating system hopes to spearhead t...

Peter Karmanos Will Step Down

AP | Posted 11.07.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Peter Karmanos Jr. plans to step down next year as executive chairman of Compuware Corp., the Detroit-based software development business h...

GM Hiring 2,000: 1,500 Tech Jobs On The Way

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 12.08.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Now hiring in Detroit: Scads of software developers and programmers. General Motors is moving past layoffs and the Motor City's rusty...

Detroit: Start-Up Dreams And Dark Euphoria

The Atlantic | Posted 09.23.2012 | Detroit

Where I live in the Bay Area, there's a certain glamour to Detroit. It's the heart of what Bruce Sterling termed "dark euphoria." "Dark Euphoria is wh...

Ashley Woods

Techonomy Detroit: How Innovation Can Drive The Motor City

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 09.12.2012 | Detroit

Techonomy Detroit, hosted by the Detroit Economic Club, is bringing together some of the nation's most notable innovators and entrepreneurs today at W...

Cultivating Local Talent For Detroit's Growing Tech Sector

Model D | Posted 08.28.2012 | Detroit

This post originally appeared in Model D. Prudence Byas spent 10 years working in IT, enjoying the tech world and everything it had to offer. She ...

Improving Detroit, One App At A Time

Posted 09.30.2013 | Detroit

Wondering how many yards you're standing from a public fountain? Planning a day of gallery hopping? Looking for the nearest statue of a Pope? ARTOWN D...

What Maker Faire Founder Is Saying About Detroit

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 07.30.2012 | Detroit

How do you describe Maker Faire? It's like a small-scale World's Fair appearing every summer at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, celebrating DIY science...

Peanut Allergy? Gluten Sensitivity? This Is The Start-Up For You

Model D | Posted 07.24.2012 | Detroit

Stacy Goldberg worked as a nutritional consultant before noticing the emergence of the free-from market for food, a niche of consumable products that ...

Tech Detroit: Amazon May Come To The City

Detroit Free Press | Posted 07.10.2012 | Detroit

Amazon.com appears to be in the early stages of trying to create a software development center in Detroit, according to two job listings from the Inte...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Buy A (Virtual) Inch Of A National Park

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 07.05.2012 | Detroit

By selling off chunks of the Statue of Liberty, Yellowstone National Park and the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore one inch at a time, one websi...

On Your Mark, Get Set, Build An App To Help Detroit

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.27.2012 | Detroit

If you've ever thought of a way technology could improve Detroit, now's the time to turn your idea into something concrete. Apps For Detroit, a co...

TechTown Goes After Food Entrepreneurs

Model D | Posted 08.26.2012 | Detroit

Food is becoming increasingly important at TechTown these days now that the small business accelerator has launched a new program for food entrepreneu...

Learning IT In The D

Detroit News | Posted 06.20.2012 | Detroit

A group of Detroit companies and three colleges in the region have teamed up to tackle the shortage of information technology workers in the area, the...

Recruiters Struggle To Fill Jobs In Emerging IT Industry

Detroit News | Posted 05.14.2012 | Detroit

By Karl Henkel Thousands of high-paying IT jobs are expected to be created in Detroit over the next few years, but employers already are having tro...

Detroit's Mobile Opportunities

Xconomy | Posted 04.13.2012 | Detroit

By Sarah Schmid The scene at a recent happy hour hosted by Detroit Labs was bustling, especially considering that the only means of event promotio...

Laid-off Yahoo Employees Getting Wooed By Detroit Companies

Crain's Detroit Business | Posted 06.09.2012 | Detroit

As 2,000 former employees of Yahoo Inc. are out looking for a job, Dan Gilbert's companies have a message for them: Come to Detroit. That pitch was...

Twitter Opens Office In Surprising City

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.04.2012 | Detroit

Social media fans get ready: Twitter is coming to Detroit. The company announced Wednesday the opening of its first Michigan office at Dan Gilbert'...

Michigan Moves Up In Green Jobs Rankings

Posted 03.30.2012 | Detroit

Want to work at a "green" company? In Michigan, you could be in luck. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data from earlier this month, Michig...