BoostUp, Detroit Venture Partners’ 22nd portfolio company, launches in Detroit’s M@dison building after relocating from Chicago. The start-up is a social savings platform that helps consumers save for life’s big purchases.
Rock Ventures adds 1505 Woodward and 1265 Griswold to its downtown Detroit real estate portfolio. These buildings add 84,000 square feet of mixed-use development to the company’s portfolio.
Bedrock Real Estate Services and fine-art gallery Library Street Collective announce the launch of a dynamic art project that will make “the Z” parking structure and retail development a uniquely exciting experience for downtown visitors. Once complete, the Z will…
Google for Entrepreneurs names The M@dison Block, Detroit’s new start-up neighborhood, as part of its international tech hub network. The M@dison Block, in the heart of downtown Detroit, is one of the most desirable hotbeds of technology entrepreneurship in the…
Dan Gilbert is named as a co-chair of the Blight Revitalization Task Force by The Obama Administration.
Quicken Loans’ facilities team and Doodle Commercial designers combine to form dPOP!, a new office planning company specializing in office design and space planning.
Rockbridge Growth Equity, Rock Ventures’ private equity firm, acquires Maryland-based RapidAdvance — a company specializing in helping small businesses get the money they need to operate and grow.
Quicken Loans partners with the Neighborhood Service Organization to fight homelessness’ in Detroit, contributing $350,000 for permanent supportive housing for homeless adults in Detroit.
The first 15 police cruisers and 10 EMS units, paid for by a pledge from the business community (including Rock Ventures/Quicken Loans), are delivered to the Detroit Police Department.
Grand Circus, a training institute on a mission to elevate the tech community, launches to meet the growing need for tech jobs in downtown Detroit.