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ClassDojo CEO: Never Too Early for Kids to Learn About Mindfulness

CLASSDOJO CEO: NEVER TOO EARLY FOR KIDS TO LEARN ABOUT MINDFULNESS

If you felt a positive disturbance in The Force today, it may have been due to ClassDojo's Mindful Moment. At 11am local time, millions...

 
 
 

WE DID IT IN DETROIT, AND SO CAN YOU: FUNDRAISING LESSONS LEARNED

As the co-founder of Assembler Labs, a Detroit-based startup studio , I breathed a big sigh of relief after we closed our inaugural...

 
 
 
Gener8tor, Motown Team to Launch Summer Music Accelerators in Detroit

GENER8TOR, MOTOWN TEAM TO LAUNCH SUMMER MUSIC ACCELERATORS IN DETROIT

Name a genre of music and there's probably a Detroiter who innovated it. Punk rock? Death, Iggy Pop, and the MC5. Hip-hop? J Dilla....

 
 
 
New Biological and Agricultural Engineering Class Fosters Entrepreneurship

NEW BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING CLASS FOSTERS ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Texas A&M University students interested in starting their own business can now learn from former students through the new agricultural...

 
 
 
Aptiv Expands Driverless Car Testing, Opens Chinese Mobility Center

APTIV EXPANDS DRIVERLESS CAR TESTING, OPENS CHINESE MOBILITY CENTER

Aptiv , a global automotive technology company, announced last week that it has opened a new innovation hub in China-the fastest growing...

 
 
 
Humatics, Vecna Partner to Improve Navigation of Self-Driving Robots

HUMATICS, VECNA PARTNER TO IMPROVE NAVIGATION OF SELF-DRIVING ROBOTS

Humatics, a Waltham, MA-based startup developing microlocation technology for use in robots and autonomous vehicles, has a new partnership...

Metamoto's Jeff Blackburn on AV Testing and Why Waymo Leads the Pack

METAMOTO'S JEFF BLACKBURN ON AV TESTING AND WHY WAYMO LEADS THE PACK

In the development of self-driving cars, once a vehicle is ready for the validation stage, it's not always practical or affordable...

 
 
 
Lyft, Uber, and the Changing Disclosure Rules For Unicorn IPOs

LYFT, UBER, AND THE CHANGING DISCLOSURE RULES FOR UNICORN IPOS

When a much-watched tech company such as Lyft, Uber, or Pinterest files for an initial public stock offering, people eagerly scour...

 
 
 
Startups Weekly: US companies raised $30B in Q1 2019

STARTUPS WEEKLY: US COMPANIES RAISED $30B IN Q1 2019

Let's start this week's newsletter with some data. Nationally, startups pulled in $30.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 22...

Two Theranos whistleblowers created a company to help tech entrepreneurs avoid becoming the next Elizabeth Holmes

TWO THERANOS WHISTLEBLOWERS CREATED A COMPANY TO HELP TECH ENTREPRENEURS AVOID BECOMING THE NEXT ELIZABETH HOLMES

Theranos , the failed billion-dollar startup now facing criminal charges, was largely brought down with the help of whistleblowers...

 
 
 
Online catering marketplace ezCater gets another $150M at a $1.25B valuation

ONLINE CATERING MARKETPLACE EZCATER GETS ANOTHER $150M AT A $1.25B VALUATION

In 2007, Stefania Mallett and Briscoe Rodgers conceived of ezCater, an online marketplace for business catering, and began building...