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Ann Arbor Spark

June 27, 2017

Does Ann Arbor need a stronger relationship with Detroit?

The language that comes up when Detroiters and Ann Arborites talk about each other's cities is often striking, communicating a massive gulf between two communities that are a mere 45-minute drive apart. We examined connections between the two cities and how to better leverage them. News from Concentrate
June 27, 2017

AOL cofounder’s business pitch bus tour to award $100,000 in Ann Arbor stop

Steve Case's "Rise of the Rest" tour brings about 10 hours of entrepreneurship-related programming to each of the five cities it visits in the U.S. heartland, including a business pitch competition with eight finalists. News from Concentrate
June 27, 2017

Workit Health to take addiction recovery program on the road in Airstream trailer

The initiative is aimed at addressing addiction treatment gaps in Michigan, offering mobile access to assessment and treatment plans. News from Concentrate
June 27, 2017

24/7 coworking space opens in Ypsilanti with accessibility in mind

GoWork's cofounders envision their coworking space being an affordable community hub for entrepreneurs. News from Concentrate
June 22, 2017

CEO Podcast: Ken Fischer, UMS

Ken Fischer is president of the University Musical Society (UMS) of the University of Michigan and has been a tireless advocate for the Ann Arbor arts community. During his 30-year tenure, he has made a tremendous impact on the performing arts scene and quality of life in the region. The list of accolades he has […]
June 21, 2017

NYC to Ann Arbor – Janelle Reichman’s complete career change

June 21, 2017

NYC to Ann Arbor – Janelle Reichman's complete career change

June 21, 2017

10 Unconventional (But Very Effective) Tips For Job Seekers

We found this extremely comprehensive article online by Jacquelyn Smith . It’s too good not to share with our job seekers out there. Enjoy! In the market for a new job? You’ve probably been urged to “pursue your passions,” “leverage your network,” “tailor and tidy up your resume,” “do your homework,” and “dress for success”—among other […]
June 20, 2017

China’s Camel Energy to add 41 jobs with new Pittsfield Township R&D center

The battery company will invest $4.6 million in the new facility, which received a nearly $300,000 incentive from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. News from Concentrate
June 20, 2017

Argus Farm Stop to open second location in Ann Arbor’s Burns Park

Argus owners mentored a Burns Park resident who wanted to start a market in his neighborhood, then stepped in to manage the project when he decided he wasn't in a position to open the store himself. News from Concentrate
June 14, 2017

Camel Energy Chooses Ann Arbor Region for R&D Headquarters, to Invest $4.6 Million and Create 41 Jobs

June 13, 2017

Washtenaw Community College-led consortium to develop workforce for American Center for Mobility

The office will allow WCC staff to coordinate with ACM to develop mobility curricula, certificates, and degrees, as well as apprenticeship and internship programs. News from Concentrate