Start-Ups

Jul19, 2017

Nevada’s Marijuana Shortage Might End Soon

The marijuana shortage which befell Nevada’s dispensaries after they sold over $3 million worth of marijuana in the first weekend of sales will be eased by a measure passed by the state’s tax commission Thursday to increase the number of…
Jul07, 2017

Campbell Acquires Pacific Foods

In order to expand its consumer base while also shifting to adapt to the needs of its customer base, Campbell Soup announced today that it would acquire Pacific Food for $700 million. While this acquisition does expand its market, this…
Jul05, 2017

Passengers Outraged Over Paying Uber Fare

Wisconsin couple Keith and Audra Tubin will need to pay almost $900 for an Uber fare on Monday. The Tubins used Uber to ride to a music festival last week and found out afterward that they would be needing to…
Jun30, 2017

Blue Apron Goes Public With an IPO of $10/share

Blue Apron, the $1 billion dollar online food delivery startup that sells “meal kits” containing everything the customer needs to make a meal at home, opened on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday at $10 a share. The company initially…
Jun29, 2017

Alphabet Accuses Uber of Cover Up

Alphabet have accused Uber of covering up the theft of trade secrets from Alphabet. Uber drew Alphabets attention after it acquired the self-driving startup Otto, a business founded by Anthony Levandowski, who previously led Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle business. Alphabet claims…
Jun22, 2017

Sit Back and Relax: Autonomous Shuttles on UM Campus

The University of Michigan will be introducing two fully autonomous vehicles to its campus to shuttle students and faculty this fall. University officials announced the pilot program at the MCity test facility for autonomous and connected cars. The goal is to…
Jun21, 2017

Uber Reaches Tipping Point

In light of recent events concerning Uber, most significant of which is Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, taking a leave of absence in order to quell corporate behavior news reports, Uber has reported a series of changes that it has named…
Feb19, 2017

Spotify-Backed Music Startup Raised $22 Million For Expansion

Stockholm-based startup Soundtrack Your Brand has raised $22 million in funding for global expansion and tech build-up. The company, started by an ex-Spotify executive and a co-founder of Beats, has already seen significant growth on its aim to provide music…
Feb18, 2017

Eminem Invests in StockX

Eminem, who is also known as Slim Shady and is a Grammy award winning rapper, recently invested in a startup sneaker company called StockX. The Detroit native invested money in the startup company before now. He was one of the…
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