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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[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

12 Best Places to Live in Detroit

When I moved back home in 2012 after living in Washington, D.C., as a federal consultant for IBM, finding a place to live in Detroit was relatively easy. The city’s rebirth was just beginning and very few people were asking about the best places to live in Detroit. If you really wanted to live downtown, you could handpick your favorite spot. To giv[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

More on Intermitten: the one-day tech conference for startups in the Midwest

Mark your calendars, friends. Intermitten, the one-day tech conference created to unite, nurture, and celebrate the Midwest tech community is back for its third year running. And this year, it’s taking place in Detroit! DATE Thursday, July 12, 2018 TIME 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM EDT LOCATION The Guardian Building 500 Griswold Street Guardian Club: 32nd Flo[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Coffee In Detroit: 11 Local Spots You Should Know About

Call this post our ode to coffee in Detroit. We think Motor City coffee shops deserve a moment in the spotlight, because let’s face it: life without our favorite caffeine hubs would force many of us to reinvent more than a few daily and weekly rituals. We go there regularly to do work, to catch up with friends and mentors, to network. Faces start t[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Detroit: The City Where Startups Come True

To join or build a successful startup company (i.e., startups with plenty of dollars to grow and some of the best talent in the industry), you’ve got to be on the coast. It’s one of the biggest myths we encounter at re:purpose. Good thing we like busting myths. In reality, the Midwest is the fifth largest economy in the world (—which is impressive,[...]