Leadership, Recruiting, University of Michigan / June 24, 2022 How inflation is impacting tech talent and businesses’ plans for hiring

With consumer sentiment continuing a downward trend, falling 14.4% in June according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers, many companies are tightening their belts. Inflation is outweighing income growth. How will inflation impact your company's bottom line and, if you are the tech talent, your cost of living?

Mobility Tech, Sustainable Energy / June 10, 2022 North American EV Charging Company FLO Expands to Michigan

North American EV charging company FLO has just announced plans to open its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Michigan in 2022. This is part of a plan to accelerate execution of its U.S. market strategy to support electric vehicle charging infrastructure. FLO's new facility will be located in the north Detroit suburb of Auburn Hills, and expects the new location will make a major contribution to Michigan’s electrification future.

Advanced Manufacturing / June 9, 2022 How To Automate CNC Machines Without Breaking the Bank

The robotics and automation industry has grown exponentially over the past decade. The market for robotics technology in the world was worth $62.75 billion in the year that ended in 2019 and is predicted to grow to $189.36 billion by 2027. One of the critical elements that have contributed to the growth of the robotics industry is the integration of modern manufacturing techniques, such as CNC machining.

Funding, Sustainable Energy / May 13, 2022 Wind Turbine Drone Inspection Startup SkySpecs Raises Record-Breaking $80M Round Led by Goldman Sachs

Ann Arbor-based renewable energy O&M solutions startup SkySpecs has just announced an $80 million strategic capital raise led by the Sustainable Investing business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management with additional participation from a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and other existing SkySpecs investors including Statkraft Ventures, Equinor Ventures, Evergy Ventures, UL Ventures and Huron River Ventures. This is one of the biggest startup raises in Michigan history.

Announcements, Environmental Tech, Funding, Uncategorized / May 13, 2022 Midwest Climate Tech Startups Find Funding through Evergreen

Evergreen Climate Innovation’s 501vc Investment Fund now invests $200k - $300k in early-stage climate tech startups in the Greater Midwest. This climate tech-focused investment fund is looking to support climate startups specifically in the tech space that are headquartered in places like Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and the surrounding states, a location that is historically under-funded for climate tech.

Announcements, Mobility Tech, Robotics, Security / May 13, 2022 Septentrio Partners with MicroPilot for Secure High-Accuracy Drone GPS

Septentrio, an industry leader in high-precision GNSS positioning solutions, has just announced a collaboration with MicroPilot, a creator of professional UAV autopilot systems.

Engineering, Mobility Tech, Software / May 6, 2022 CarBeast creates AI tool to predict car repair costs

CarBeast is a Michigan and California-based startup who created an AI tool with a different application: it helps you make informed decisions about the repair and maintenance of your car, even before it has problems.

News, Software / May 6, 2022 AI Tool from Stefanini, Lawrence Tech Helps Run Smart Factories

AI tool Sophie, from Stefanini, is now helping run factories, because of a partnership between Stefanini Group and Lawrence Technological University (LTU). It's one of the first applications we've seen of natural language processing for AI integration with smart manufacturing, and we sat down with Stefanini leadership to learn about the challenges of developing AI for manufacturing applications and why this type of application is a cutting edge use of the technology.

Announcements, Tech Events / April 29, 2022 Ann Arbor’s a2tech360 Is Back in 2022

Have you been waiting for a2tech360, Ann Arbor's tech week, to come back post-pandemic? This year, the week-long festival of all things Ann Arbor tech is coming back in October. Details below.

Announcements / April 28, 2022 Thank you for 400 Articles, Midwest Tech!

Thanks to the generous support and interest of those of you in the Midwest tech community and beyond, Cronicle Press has just hit another milestone: 400 articles covering the growth of Midwest tech hubs like Ann Arbor, Detroit, Columbus and Chicago.

North American EV Charging Company FLO Expands to Michigan
Mobility Tech, Sustainable Energy

North American EV Charging Company FLO Expands to Michigan

North American EV charging company FLO has just announced plans to open its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Michigan in 2022. This is part of a plan to accelerate execution of its U.S. market strategy to support electric vehicle charging infrastructure. FLO’s new facility will be located in the north Detroit suburb of Auburn Hills, and expects the new location will make a major contribution to Michigan’s electrification future.

How To Automate CNC Machines Without Breaking the Bank
Advanced Manufacturing

How To Automate CNC Machines Without Breaking the Bank

The robotics and automation industry has grown exponentially over the past decade. The market for robotics technology in the world was worth $62.75 billion in the year that ended in 2019 and is predicted to grow to $189.36 billion by 2027. One of the critical elements that have contributed to the growth of the robotics industry is the integration of modern manufacturing techniques, such as CNC machining.

Wind Turbine Drone Inspection Startup SkySpecs Raises Record-Breaking $80M Round Led by Goldman Sachs
Funding, Sustainable Energy

Wind Turbine Drone Inspection Startup SkySpecs Raises Record-Breaking $80M Round Led by Goldman Sachs

Ann Arbor-based renewable energy O&M solutions startup SkySpecs has just announced an $80 million strategic capital raise led by the Sustainable Investing business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management with additional participation from a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and other existing SkySpecs investors including Statkraft Ventures, Equinor Ventures, Evergy Ventures, UL Ventures and Huron River Ventures. This is one of the biggest startup raises in Michigan history.

Midwest Climate Tech Startups Find Funding through Evergreen
Announcements, Environmental Tech, Funding, Uncategorized

Midwest Climate Tech Startups Find Funding through Evergreen

Evergreen Climate Innovation’s 501vc Investment Fund now invests $200k – $300k in early-stage climate tech startups in the Greater Midwest. This climate tech-focused investment fund is looking to support climate startups specifically in the tech space that are headquartered in places like Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and the surrounding states, a location that is historically under-funded for climate tech.

AI Tool from Stefanini, Lawrence Tech Helps Run Smart Factories
News, Software

AI Tool from Stefanini, Lawrence Tech Helps Run Smart Factories

AI tool Sophie, from Stefanini, is now helping run factories, because of a partnership between Stefanini Group and Lawrence Technological University (LTU). It’s one of the first applications we’ve seen of natural language processing for AI integration with smart manufacturing, and we sat down with Stefanini leadership to learn about the challenges of developing AI for manufacturing applications and why this type of application is a cutting edge use of the technology.

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