Mobility Sector Updates
- May Mobility’s expansion in Ann Arbor underscores Michigan’s leadership position in autonomous and connected vehicle technology. “Ann Arbor continues to attract leading mobility companies like May Mobility, proving that our region can serve as a living laboratory to test, validate and commercialize new technologies by delivering the resources those companies need to accelerate their growth,” said Ann Arbor SPARK President and CEO Paul Krutko.
Startup Ecosystem News
- Ann Arbor startup Censys raises a Series A round of $15 million (Techcrunch). Censys has a number of former Duo employees working there and was co-founded initially by SPARK Executive Committee member Brian Kelly.
- Cisco’s 5 Cybersecurity Diversity Lessons Learned, interview with Trey Boynton
- Goldfinch and Menlo Innovations Collaborate to Provide Data and Technology Solutions to Support Businesses During Pandemic
Around the Region
- In Livingston, EDCLC partner Genoa Township rezoned 195 acres along I-96 and Latson Road for an Interchange Campus Planned Urban Development, which makes it a good site to attract additional development in the future.
- New website helps Michigan workers easily connect to online certification and degree programs including free training and work readiness tools, more via WIN
- Brighton-based site selector Greg Burkhart takes on China reshoring opportunities in this episode of the Site Selectors Guild podcast.
- Intermitten is happening today! Attendees will learn more about the new Cahoots’ Diversity Scholarship.
- a2Tech360 (September 18 – 25) opens registration for its 16 events.
Food for Thought
Phimation’s COVID-19 “sentiment” index for second-stage companies — an indicator of how second-stage companies are feeling about the future — is down a bit this month.
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