Starting July 21, Cranbrook Institute of Science will host “Da Vinci Machines and Robotics,” an interactive exhibit on the Italian Renaissance through the paintings, sculptures, inventions and other works of Leonardo Da Vinci. Learn more about the exhibit here.
FinTech Consortium, a global network of financial and technology organizations, is opening its flagship North American hub and incubator in the heart of downtown. Detroit FinTech Bay, which will move into the former First Independence Bank building at 44 West Michigan Avenue, will offer co-working spaces, leadership courses, monthly classes, talent development access to investments and more. Read more about the announcement here.
Rochester College believes the benefit of a college education goes beyond landing a job afterwards— students should graduate with a foundation in social responsibility in order to contribute values such as honesty, integrity, creativity and more to the workforce. With an option to pursue a degree in Social Entrepreneurship and opportunities for community service, cross cultural engagement and more, Rochester College strives to provide all students with a values-based education. Learn more about Rochester’s commitment to social responsibility here.
Serial entrepreneur and self-made business expert Marcus Lemonis of CNBC’s “The Profit” will share his secrets of business success at Techstars Startup Week Detroit as the keynote headliner. Learn more about the other influential business leaders presenting at Startup Week here.
Brome Modern Eatery, the Dearborn-based restaurant with an emphasis on grass-fed, non-GMO beef burgers, recently expanded to downtown Detroit. With an additional focus on fresh-made juices, smoothies, salads and more, Brome revamped its menu in order to include healthier options and rotating specials. Learn more about what makes Brome different from other burger joints here.
Students from Detroit Public Schools recently spent the day at Cranbrook Institute of Science as part of PNC Bank’s Grow Up Great initiative to increase educational opportunities for children in underserved communities. Hear more about the initiative and Cranbrook Institute of Science’s outreach programs here.
From a stay-at-home mom to a career advisor to a commercial truck driver, Grand Circus has empowered numerous people to launch rewarding careers in the tech industry. The coding bootcamp recently celebrated 1,000 graduates and five years in business, and it continues to contribute to Detroit’s growing tech employers by training students in essential programming and highly demanded skills. Learn more here about how Grand Circus is changing the lives of those seeking careers in the tech industry.
Women have the petites section of the store, but what do men of shorter stature have? They’ll soon have Ash & Erie.
Two guys from Detroit got $150,000 for their business startup on the show “Shark Tank,” thanks to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Learn more here.