September 06, 2022Bedrock Backs Detroit’s Small Businesses, One Creative Idea at a Time
As the energy, experiences, and offerings continue to progress in Detroit, and retailers both big and small weave their wares to create a unique and colorful fabric, the city is back on its way to becoming a robust shopping destination with its own distinctive style, flavor, and soul.
August 10, 2022A Conversation with National Security Innovation Network’s Alison Beatty
When discussing the startup community or innovation in Michigan, the focus is usually on the automotive and mobility industry. However, startups play a significant role in national security. To gain insight into the role startups play in national security, Let’s Detroit’s Engagement Manager Jenny Orletski-Dehne sat down with new ambassador, Alison Beatty, university program director […]
July 25, 2022Beyond Bosch: Stepping on the Gas with Green Hydrogen
Do you know about Hydrogen? Don’t feel out of the loop if you don’t. In the Beyond Bosch podcast “Stepping on the gas with green hydrogen,” Engineering Manager Matt Thorington explains that as battery electric vehicles are entering the market, the conversations around green energy solutions have been on battery technology. However, the weight of […]
July 14, 2022What to Do If You’re an Intern in Detroit: MoGo Around
While interning in Detroit is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience, bolster your resume, and network with industry professionals, it’s an even better opportunity to get out and explore the city around you. Whether you’re spending your summer in an office, outside, or working in some mix of both, taking a chance to see Detroit […]
July 12, 2022Q&A: How Emily Heckathorn Turned an Internship into a Career at Cooper Standard
The importance of an internship cannot be understated. Internships add irrefutable experience to your resume, allow you to explore your post-graduation career choices, and prepare you with the skills you need to excel in your career. Emily Heckathorn, diversity sourcing specialist for the talent acquisition team at Cooper Standard, took advantage of her internship with […]
June 30, 2022Connect 313 Fund Announces Launch of 17 New Tech Hubs in Detroit
The Connect 313 Fund – a collaborative partnership formed to bridge the digital divide in Detroit and founded by the Rocket Mortgage Classic, Rocket Mortgage, City of Detroit, Microsoft and United Way for Southeastern Michigan – today announced the creation of 17 new neighborhood technology hubs across Detroit.
June 15, 2022Rocket Mortgage Classic Introduces New Fan Experiences for 2022 Tournament
The Rocket Mortgage Classic announced several new fan experiences Thursday for the 2022 event this summer, including expanded fan decks and much more.
June 08, 2022Michigan Rethinks Electric Vehicles as the Motor City 2.0 Surges in New Identity
Electric vehicles (EV) are the wave of the future and Michigan (especially Detroit) is holding on to a glimmer of rechargeable hope that is not a Band-Aid, quick gimmick or alternate reality for the budding automotive manufacturing industry locally. This move is here to stay and the Motor City is in it for the long haul.
June 02, 2022Ford To Invest $2B, Create 3,200 Jobs in Southeast Michigan
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday morning that it will invest $3.7 billion and create 6,200 new UAW jobs across manufacturing hubs in three Midwest states as it looks to increase production of internal-combustion and electric vehicles.
April 13, 2022One Woman’s Journey: Being a Part of the Solution
Bosch Mariana Eichel has journeyed around the world in her career and found a consistent problem: Parking. Eichel’s journey has led her to be part of the solution to reducing parking issues while making our cities and lives better. “Where I grew up in Brazil and most other places I’ve been around the world, parking […]