A deeper dive into the $100K pitch competition, Rise of the Rest

As summer comes to an end – in name only – the Ann Arbor innovation community is gearing up for a fall of Demo Days, pitch competitions, and the famous Michigan productivity season. Having hosted Paul Singh’s Results Junkies Tech Tour in August, Ann Arbor is expecting another visiting entrepreneur-turned investor to hit town in the …

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Automotive Testing – Making the Case for American Center for Mobility

In the most recent issue of Automotive Testing,  Paul Krutko, our president and CEO, makes the case for American Center for Mobility. “Why purpose-built test centers for autonomous vehicles are critical to ensuring that this nascent technology performs as consumers expect”   To read the whole article, see Automotive Testing online.

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Supporting the people and organizations that improve our communities and the quality of life in Michigan

At Lake Trust, we support the people and organizations that improve our communities and the quality of life in Michigan. From volunteering our time to organizations in our 35-county footprint, to the products, services and resources we provide, to the businesses and community revitalization efforts we support, we work in a variety of ways to …

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Open House / Free College Day / Cars & Bikes on Campus

  Washtenaw Community College Open House / Free College Day / Cars & Bikes on Campus Sunday, September 24, 2017   WHAT: Washtenaw Community College’s fall Open House combines two popular on-campus events – Free College Day and Cars & Bikes on Campus – and includes additional free events that give the community an opportunity …

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Taking the Career Jump from Nuclear Energy to Software Development

University of Michigan grad LeeAnn Baker always knew she wanted to go into nuclear energy – so no one is more surprised than Baker that she is now happily making her living in software development.  She also wasn’t expecting Ann Arbor to offer the career options she’d need to make this transition. After completing industry …

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Ann Arbor vs. Colorado Springs (MI vs. CO) – how do we compare?

Our football blog series is back! A bit belated this year, but hopefully better late than never. This fall there are 6 home football games out of the 12 game regular season. Like last year, we’re using the football season as an impetus to ask ourselves how we stack up against other, similar regions. How …

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