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RetroSense Therapeutics launches clinical trials on 1st human patients

Ann Arbor-based RetroSense Therapeutics has begun patient trials on its gene therapy technology (it helps restore vision), Which is the first big step toward commercialization.

Ann Arbor's Park n Party expands online parking biz across U.S.

Ann Arbor-based Park n Party got its start five years ago helping tailgaters find an easier way to party at Michigan football games, specifically helping them reserve that perfect parking spot online. Today, it's helping tailgaters across the U.S..

Humax Corp launches app to take paying it forward into 21st Century

Ann Arbor's Humax Corp has developed "Give and Get," a social capital app that helps foster pay-it-forward behavior in its users.

U-M senior tackles global hunger and overfishing with insect feed

Two university seniors -one at U-M- have developed a business plan that will help Kenyan villagers expand their pet/fish food industry without depleting local resources.

ProModel grows step by step with Ann Arbor's economy

ProModel's Ann Arbor office has hired 38 people over the last couple of years, and expects to add yet more. Good thing the predictive analytics firm moved into its office before downtown's real estate market started feeling the squeeze.

U-M Desai Accelerator announces 2016 cohort of startups

The University of Michigan's Desai Accelerator announced its second cohort of startups. A group of six promising young companies were selected from more than the 80 that applied.

Civionics to expand sensor pilot with local manufacturer

Ann Arbor-based Civionics has changed the focus of its sensor technology, and its pivot in marketplace looks promising.

Personal tragedy inspires launch of U-M spin-out, Neurable

Neurable, a new University of Michigan spin-out that is developing a non-invasive brain-computer interface, is inspired by its founder's personal experience with physical tragedy.

Clarity Quest Marketing capitalizes on patience, focus

Ann Arbor-based Clarity Quest Marketing is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month, and an annual revenue spike of 25 percent.

Michigan venture capital growth outstrips national averages

The Michigan Venture Capital Association reports that Michigan enjoyed its best year ever for venture capital investment in 2015, clocking in at $328 million.

Armune BioScience lands $4M investment, chases another $25M

Armune BioScience closed on a newly expanded Series A worth $4 million last week, and the life sciences firm has its target set on a $25M Series B round for later this year.

PreDxion Bio's tech helps tailor treatments to patient's immune system

PreDxion Bio has created prototype for a diagnostic device that gives doctors the information they need to precisely tailor treatments to a patient's specific immune response.

Systems in Motion becomes Nexient, doubles Ann Arbor office space, adds staff

The newly rebranded California-based IT firm Nexient has doubled its office space in Ann Arbor and hired 20 people over the last year. They now employ nearly 250 people locally and predict adding another 100 over the next few years.

Inmatech expects breakout year for its battery tech

Inmatech has some grand ambitions for its battery technology in 2016. The Ann Arbor-based firm is looking to close on a couple of partnerships, bring its platform to market, and hire a lot of people along the way.

HealthCure sets sights on investment, new customers in Midwest

Ann Arbor-based HealthCure anticipates investment later this spring, allowing it to expand its clientele across the Midwest.
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