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Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

9 Ann Arbor Tech Startups to Watch

Southeast Michigan is filled with emerging tech talent. Beyond Detroit's borders is another hub packed to the brim with entrepreneurialism and innovation. Cue Ann Arbor. Only 40 mins from the heart of Detroit, Ann Arbor is home to an abundance of tech startups. And with one unicorn company already under its belt, it's only a matter of time before A[...]

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

Detroit-Based Luxury eCommerce Company Acquired by Capital One

Big news from the (literal) re:purpose fam. Our brother('s) company was just acquired by Capital One! Let us explain... Our founder, Ryan Landau, has a really cool brother, Andrew Landau. Andrew has made awesome strides across the Detroit startup and entrepreneurial community, including the acquisition of his latest company, Jewel.    So, what's Je[...]

Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

Everything you need to know about Detroit Startup Week

Grab your business cards and press those slacks, Techstars Startup Week Detroit is back and we're here to fill you in on the week's hidden (and not so hidden) gems.  First things first: this year is the 4th celebration of Startup Week Detroit - Powered by Quicken Loans, bringing together the greater East Michigan entrepreneurial community across al[...]

Brytanie Killebrew

By Brytanie Killebrew

Win 2 Free Tickets to Intermitten 2019

*UPDATE: GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED* Missed out on the fun? Our super generous friends at Intermitten want to give you $10 OFF your ticket! Just enter code CHANGEMAKER at checkout for $10 off your ticket. But hurry! The discount expires at 11:45 EDT on 6/1, so book your ticket by Saturday night. Can't swing the cost of a ticket? Don't worry, Intermitten i[...]

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

Top 11 Mobility Leaders and Companies in Detroit

Automated, safe, and personalized travel on demand - the future is here, and it’s on display all over Detroit. The birthplace of the automobile sure is a fitting place for companies taking on the future of mobility, right? Entrepreneurs big and small are leading the conversation on electric, urban and autonomous mobility in our city, impacting how [...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

State of Michigan Tech Compensation 2019

How much should I get paid? How much should I be paying? Thes are the questions we're asked everyday. But, like most important things, there's no one-size-fits-all answer. But you knew that. And that's why you're here. Let me guess, you've already visited 100 salary sites in search of the perfect number, only to find varying ranges and figures that[...]

Tara Taylor

By Tara Taylor

The Hottest Startups Now Hiring In Detroit

Big name tech companies like Snapchat, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter all have satellite offices in Detroit, but did you know there are dozens of other tech startups that were founded and are headquartered in Michigan? At re:purpose, our goal is help job seekers find their purpose by matching them with Detroit startups based on culture, interests,[...]