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Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

Top 7 Fintech Leaders in Detroit

Our world is changing. Managing your finances and using your money in digital form has never been easier, and we have fintech platforms to thank for it. Luckily for us, some of the industry's rising stars are located in our own backyard. So we rounded up the amazing movers-and-shakers across the Detroit and Ann Arbor fintech scene just for you. Cur[...]

Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

6 Tech Giants Located in Detroit

There's more to Detroit than home-grown startups and budding entrepreneurship. Serving as inspirational pillars within the startup community, there are 6 major tech companies with deep roots across Detroit. These tech giants are the mightiest of the mighty that shape our present and future. Interested to learn more? Check out the 6 tech giants in D[...]

Ashley Lundquist

By Ashley Lundquist

Blinding Unicorns: How (and how not) to become a unicorn company

There are less than 300 hundred worldwide, making them incredibly rare and highly coveted. More elusive than the latest Jordan drop or a pair of Beyonce tickets, there’s an elite group that brings not just cash, but also allure. Cue the unicorns (no, not the glittering horned ponies with majestic abilities from your childhood). We’re talking about [...]

Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

Top 5 Highest Paid Startup Salaries

Make no mistake—Money isn't everything, but it sure does help. And while talking salary isn't anything new, it's still pretty taboo. So why is it that so many of us don't know if (or when!) we're getting underpaid? Knowing your worth is a right, not a privilege. That's why we're pulling back the curtain and revealing the top 5 highest paid jobs acr[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Finding a Healthy Work/Life Balance in Michigan

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. We agree, Jack! Most everyone needs to work to pay the bills –  but does that mean it’s the only thing that you should be doing with your life? We certainly don’t think so! We believe it’s vital to maintain a healthy work/life balance, and luckily for us, we find that easy to do here in Michigan. In addit[...]

Tara Taylor

By Tara Taylor

9 Reasons You’ll Love Working and Living in Detroit

We love Detroit. We love living in Detroit. Detroit is our people. It’s where we’re headquartered, and it’s where we’re helping the local startup and tech community recruit the nation’s top engineers, designers, product experts, marketing gurus, and more. We're not the only ones who love Detroit. Lots of people have heard about the amazing things h[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Introducing the Purpose Awards

We’re looking for the boldest minds, are you in? The startup community is no stranger to flattery. From executive techies to senior creatives, it seems only the c-suite elite earn recognition. But why? Ego aside, awards were meant to highlight and promote good — so how do we get back to that? Meet the Purpose Awards: The first and only community aw[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Here’s what you need to know about Detroit Homecoming

Mary Kramer is the co-founder of Detroit Homecoming, a three-day, invite-only event where Detroit expats return to the city, get inspired, and imagine new ways to rebuild and reinvest in the city that made them. We were lucky enough to catch up with Mary to learn more about the story behind the event. This year Detroit Homecoming is taking place fr[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

HBR says this is how you turn purpose into performance

Helping purpose-driven people find purpose-driven startups is at the heart of all we do. (Hence: “regarding purpose,” or, re:purpose). So when we saw that the cover story for the July/August 2018 issue of the Harvard Business Review was about turning purpose into performance, we were delighted. The article defines purpose at work like this: “A high[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Case Study: How a busy recruiter at WeWork used re:purpose to grow their Detroit team

When WeWork launched in 2010, they wanted to build more than beautifully designed shared office spaces for startups and small businesses. Rather, they were on a mission to build a community where entrepreneurs and creators could thrive together; to create a world where people work to make a life, not just a living. To call that mission a success wo[...]