On Thursday, June 28, the first 200 guests to Cranbrook Institute of Science’s Family Science Carnival in Bloomfield Hills received free admissions. Families enjoyed more than 20 activities including balloon animals, sack races, maggot art, bubble painting, slippery slime, dry ice exploration, and much more! Read more here.
Detroit Startup Week took over downtown for its 3rd year with a week full engaging sessions for entrepreneurs, including a keynote featuring Marcus Lemonis from “The Profit,” TED Talk-style Jill Talks by influential women and Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day. Read more about the exciting schedule here.
With 250-plus breweries and more to come, Michigan’s craft beer industry has already contributed over $2 billion to the state’s economy. However, the secret to breweries’ success goes beyond the beer alone– Michigan Association of CPAs has over 18,000 members across the state, several of whom are aiding the beer industry by providing financial services to craft breweries. Find out more about the booming craft beer industry and its effect on the state economy here.
The athletic department at Rochester College is growing! The small college located in Rochester Hills will be adding men’s wrestling and women’s lacrosse for the 2018-19 school year, with more sports to follow. Read more about the athletic department’s accomplishments and expansion here.
Detroit Startup Week is headed outdoors! Scheduled for June 18-22, the free entrepreneurial conference will set up basecamp in Grand Circus Park with sessions in surrounding buildings. Find out more about the exciting events and activities offered at Detroit Startup Week here.
Oliver Nasralah was studying architecture at Lawrence Technological University when he came to a realization about design: all different forms of design are intertwined. That shook out to Nasralah launching his own design firm in 2012. Read more here…
Techstars, the Boulder, Colo.-based technology incubator and accelerator that launched its first program in Detroit at Ford Field last summer, kicks off a second season here next Monday with the first Startup Week — five days of a wide range of activities at venues all around town. Read more