A look back on this week’s economic development headlines, announcements, and other share-worthy news from the Ann Arbor region.
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem News
- LLamasoft was acquired this week by Coupa for $1.5 billion, Ann Arbor’s second “unicorn” and SPARK’s longest-running FastTrack award winner!
- Akervall Technology was featured on Under the Radar Michigan (7:40)
- The Michigan Economic Development Corporation helps bring 10 sites across Michigan closer to “shovel ready” status, including $75,000 for MI-HQ. Ann Arbor SPARK worked with MI-HQ to write the grant proposal for site-ready preliminary engineering reports. Ultimately, MI-HQ plans to invest up to $80 million to construct two new buildings to house high-tech, R&D wet lab, and office space.