Make no mistake, there is a big bet on Detroit. In this special annual Detroit-focused supplement, we outline just a few.
Frank Venegas Jr. had a bold, unconventional idea in 1979 when he founded Detroit-based Ideal Group.
Old school met new school Friday morning at the pitch contest that was held at the College for Creative Studies
in Midtown on Day 3 of the first Detroit Homecoming even put on by Crain’s Detroit Business
In a Detroit Homecoming presentation this morning, Kresge Foundation President Rip Rapson focused on three of the foundation's priorities in Detroit: public transit, spurring an entrepreneurial economy and land use.
Former Detroiters come home - and offer suggestions for moving Detroit forward.
"September in Detroit" is a multi-part post, part of the continuing series of musings on Detroit from ex-pat Sara Jane Boyers in her blog Detroit Definition. Boyers says the series includes her own experience in Detroit, combined with others' tales.
Detroit sought to show off its nascent economic recovery in a splashy "homecoming" event this week, even as the city lumbers through a massive municipal restructuring effort in federal bankruptcy court.
After two days of focus on jobs, investment and economic development, Detroit Homecoming kicked back for a nod to the city's musical legacy. Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. was honored Thursday night with the event's inaugural Detroit Legend award.
Who says Chapter 9 bankruptcy is a municipal death sentence? Not 64 small business owners who graduated Thursday from the Goldman Sachs-backed 10,000 Small Businesses program and not legendary investor Warren Buffett, who punctuated his customary mix of self-deprecation and financial advice with the observation that Detroit possesses the building blocks for meaningful investment and a credible turnaround.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett signaled plans to consider investments in Detroit, praised the General Motors CEO and said the city's historic bankruptcy is a good thing.