After 5 Intern Program kicks off summer of events

On Thursday June 11, with over 500 interns packing GM’s Wintergarden, After 5 Detroit kicked off its first of six events being held this summer to showcase the Best Detroit has to offer. At the event, interns from numerous different companies eat ice cream, mixed with other interns, and had the opportunity to speak with … Continue Reading →

Ever wondered what happens on a tour of Bedrock properties?

In June 2011 Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert, asked Bruce Schwartz to become the ambassador for Bedrock Real Estate Services LLC, and now almost four years later, “Detroit Bruce” has become the consummate advocate from Bedrock as well as the city of Detroit. Schwartz brings energy and a substantial amount of interesting history as he showcases some of … Continue Reading →

Small businesses take on #MPC15

A little bit of Detroit took over Mackinac Island Thursday afternoon, as Rachel Lutz and her brainchild “Building Bridges to Small Businesses” took over the lobby of the Mission Point Resort for a ‘break-out session’ showcasing the importance of small businesses and entrepreneurs in the overall fabric of Michigan’s economic growth and sustainability. In true entrepreneurial … Continue Reading →

Powermoves @ Detroit

I received an email in February that a group was looking for minority-owned tech companies in Detroit for an upcoming tech boot camp. So naturally (owning tech start-up, Flash Delivery), I applied. I did some research and googled “Powermoves NOLA” to see if selected, what I would expect. I “understood” that I’d be competing in … Continue Reading →

Opening Day in the D

It’s Opening Day! Today gives everyone in the Detroit area a little boost every year, and we hope you’ve found just the right way to celebrate the beginning of another Tigers season in the D. Check out Opening Day through the years here, and follow the News’ live blog of opening day all afternoon here. … Continue Reading →

Women's History Month: Esther Gordy Edwards

Everyone knows of the legendary Berry Gordy Jr., but not all know of his business-savvy sister, Esther Gordy Edwards.  She was the woman behind the man, who just happened to be her younger brother.  During Motown’s “hay” Gordy Edwards served as a company executive, managing artists such as: Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and … Continue Reading →