TCF Bank Teams with Autobooks to Elevate Small Business Banking Services

TCF Bank today announced it has teamed with Detroit fintech company Autobooks to provide an integrated banking experience to its small business customers. Starting today, small business customers of Chemical Bank, a division of TCF National Bank, can enroll in Autobooks at www.ChemicalBank.com/autobooks and within a few moments begin accepting online payments via ACH and Credit Card — with funds deposited directly into their Chemical Bank checking account.
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FordDirect and Waymark Partner to Offer Free Personalized Video Ads to Auto Dealerships Impacted By COVID-19

FordDirect and Waymark today announced a partnership that will provide Ford and Lincoln dealerships with free, custom commercials that allow them to quickly reach their audiences with updates on how they are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Waymark has designed a series of free COVID-19 response templates for businesses of all sizes in a variety of industries.
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Guardhat Partners with FireHUD to Bring Advanced Exertion Monitoring to the Workforce

Guardhat, a leader in the smart industrial safety industry, today announced that it has partnered with Atlanta-based startup FireHUD, Inc., a provider of biometric monitoring to prevent overexertion on the worksite.
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Autobooks Debuts New Way for Small Businesses to “Get Paid” Online

Autobooks, a small business payment and accounting platform built on Microsoft Azure, today announced the launch of a new initiative to encourage small businesses to "Get Paid with Autobooks." This initiative will enable small businesses and nonprofits to enroll directly with Autobooks to receive card and ACH payments online and have those payments deposited directly into their existing account at their financial institution. Additionally, Autobooks is waiving monthly fees for customers using Get Paid through 2020 in light of the unique financial strain COVID-19 has placed on small businesses.
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Online Seminar and Education Platform White Glove Available to Financial Advisors to Aid Clients During COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the unprecedented market volatility due to the COVID-19 pandemic, White Glove announced the launch of a new web-based seminar and education platform for financial advisors to reach and counsel their clients remotely. 
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Sift, the Modern People Directory, Offers Free Access for Businesses Adapting to Remote Work, COVID-19

Sift, the modern people directory, today announced that it is offering its enterprise software for free to businesses adapting to remote workplaces amid COVID-19. The Detroit-based workplace collaboration company is launching the "Work Together, Apart" program with an extended six-month free trial.
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Grand Circus Creates Scholarship Fund for Those Affected by COVID-19, Jumpstarts Instructor-led Remote Classes

Grand Circus today announced that it has created a Community Relief scholarship for its coding bootcamp training programs to specifically help community members impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic. 
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On Sixth Anniversary, Detroit-Based dPop Commercial Interior Design Studio to Become Pophouse, Strategic Design Studio

As Detroit-based commercial interior design studio dPOP grows its portfolio, the 6-year-old boutique firm is evolving its brand to reflect its strategic approach to design under the new name, Pophouse. The comprehensive rebrand includes a new name, an emergence into product design, and the addition of seasoned talent to the team.
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