Detroit FinTech Bay announced that its first ecosystem partner will be Kyyba Innovations, a technology innovation platform. The partnership will strengthen Detroit’s growing FinTech industry by providing opportunities in education, development and acceleration. Read more from DBusiness on the announcement here.
LJPR Financial Advisors will be merging with Sequoia Financial Group. Handling over $4.9 billion in assets, the combined firm, taking the name Sequoia, will have a bigger team and better resources to serve clients. Learn more from Crain’s.
With over 60 machines and robots developed from Leonardo da Vinci’s drawings, “Da Vinci Machines and Robotics” at Cranbrook Institute of Science provides hands-on activities to experience the work of da Vinci like never before. Read more about the exhibit here.
Though a recent study from Michigan Association of CPAs suggests that tax reform may lead to a decrease in smaller charitable gifts, it could spark an increase in larger gifts, according to Leon LaBrecque of LJPR Financial Advisors. Read more from Crain’s about the impact new tax laws may have on charitable giving here.