Detroit Employment Solutions Corp. CEO Nicole Sherard Freeman and Jeff Donofrio, executive director of workforce development for Mayor Mike Duggan, discuss barriers Detroiters face getting into the workforce.
Crain's Detroit Business Editor and Publisher Ron Fournier chats with Nolan Finley on 910AM Superstation about stories from the Dec. 4 issue and online. Listen to the interview and then read the stories.
Aaron Seybert, social investment officer at The Kregse Foundation, and Develop Detroit Vice President Ben Phillips discussed the potential impact of federal tax reform bills in Congress on community development financing in Detroit during an interview with Crain's Senior Reporter Chad Livengood. Competing plans in the House and Senate would reduce or eliminate tax credits for low-income housing, rehabilitation of historic buildings and the New Markets credits for business investment in...
Scott Lowell, owner of Traffic Jam & Snug, and Detroit Restaurant Association Director Herasanna Richards talk to Crain's Senior Reporter Chad Livengood about issues facing the city's dining and hospitality industry on the "Detroit Rising" podcast at Narrow Way Cafe, 19331 Livernois Ave.
In this week's "Detroit Rising" podcast, Joe McClure of McClure's Pickles and Rifino Valentine of Valentine Distilling Co. discuss how they got into the food and spirits businesses and have grown those respective businesses in and around Detroit.
Crain's Detroit Business Editor and Publisher Ron Fournier chats with Nolan Finley on 910AM Superstation about stories from the Nov. 20 issue and online. Listen to the interview and then read the stories.
Ted Serbinski and Ian Sefferman of Techstars Mobility discuss their Detroit-based organization's accelerator program for startup companies in the mobility industry in this week's edition of the Detroit Rising podcast. Sefferman, who previously worked at Amazon, also shares his perceptions of Detroit's bid for the online retail giant's second North American headquarters.
Chad Livengood, senior reporter with Crain's Business Detroit, sits down with Jonathan Merritt, co-owner of Narrow Way Café on Livernois Avenue, and Mike Rafferty, vice president of small business services for the Detroit Economic Growth Corp, to talk about the efforts being made in Detroit to rehabilitate and reinvigorate neighborhood commercial corridors in Detroit.