This is an article about portfolio company, Bloomscape.
A balcony, deck or backyard can be a vacation spot within reach for all four seasons. To stretch out your investment, experts offer this tip: The design won’t look dated over time if it matches the architecture and era of the house. But what if the dwelling is not traditional, but contemporary or modern?
Design Milk magazine lamented that finding a contemporary version of a watering can or bird feeder can be tough.
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ANN ARBOR, MICH. (PRWEB) APRIL 07, 2021
Ripple Science is being recognized as one of the 2021 awardees for the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch award, presented by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. Ripple Science will be honored at an awards ceremony during the 17th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business gala event, July 20.
Ripple Science is an emerging innovative Saas and fast growing eClinical company dedicated to accelerating clinical trials through improved patient recruitment and retention. By adapting marketing and sales automation techniques to patient engagement Ripple speeds the enrollmen
This is an article about portfolio company, ADHD Online.
ADHD can be challenging for any adult, but failing to recognize the symptoms specific to young girls and women can lead to years of unnecessary hardships. Michigan-based telehealth company ADHD Online seeks to confront the notion that ADHD is a diagnosis limited to hyperactive boys and inattentive men. ADHD is characterized as a neurological disorder that affects the brain structurally and chemically. It is also a disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and hyperactivity that interferes with functioning or development. When comparing boys to girls, how each of the diagnostic criteria for ADHD is met can be stark. These differences can be attributed to gender biases, symptomatic differences, como
ADHD Online Experts highlights need during May's Mental Health Month
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – May 19, 2021 – (Newswire.com)
ADHD can be challenging for any adult, but failing to recognize the symptoms specific to young girls and women can lead to years of unnecessary hardships. Michigan-based telehealth company ADHD Online seeks to confront the notion that ADHD is a diagnosis limited to hyperactive boys and inattentive men. ADHD is characterized as a neurological disorder that affects the brain structurally and chemically. It is also a disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and hyperactivity that interferes with functioning or development. When comparing boys to girls, how each of t
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- SkySpecs, a global leader in wind energy technology, has acquired two of Europe's premier wind energy companies:
Scouting Report: Instead of buying outdoor plants, this easy to put together gardening kit helps you grow
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. and DETROIT, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bottomline (NASDAQ:EPAY), a leading provider of financial technology that makes business payments simple, smart and secure, and Autobooks, an embedded invoicing, payments and accounting platform for small businesses, today announced a partnership to deliver innovative and essential digital solutions designed to help small businesses thrive. Autobooks’ invoicing, receivables and accounting tools will be combined with Bottomline’s Digital Banking IQ platform, enabling financial institutions to deliver a unified digital experience and a comprehensive suite of integrated payments and cash lifecycle solutions, purpose-built
This is an article about portfolio company, Fusion Coolant Systems.
Tavares, Florida-based GWS Tool Group acquired CJT Koolcarb Inc. and its polycrystalline diamond (PCD) operating subsidiary, GenHam Diamond Tools, furthering GWS’ product capabilities in holemaking, brazed construction carbide tools, and PCD round tools.
Carol Stream, Illinois-based, CJT makes carbide and carbide-tipped drills and reamers for aerospace and automotive companies. CJT’s subsidiary, GenHam
HOLLAND, Mich., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shoulder Innovations (SI), an emerging leader in the development of shoulder replacement systems, announced today that it has signed an exclusive license agreement for Genesis Software Innovation's "GSI" PreView Shoulder™ Arthroplasty Planning Software, which recently achieved FDA 510(k) clearance. This clearance is the first musculoskeletal solution under the FDA's new QIH classification for software solutions based on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
What you've heard is true: People are going back to the office. After over a year of remote work for many of us with desk jobs, some offices are opening up to in-person work again. You know what that means? You can no longer control your work environment as much as you did when, say, you built your home office. Maybe you carved out a sense of real and dedicated workspace at home, complete with a
This is an article about portfolio company, Ripple Science.
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A white paper recently published by Ripple Science revealed that its flagship product, Ripple, empowered its customers to achieve >96% retention across all trials and 99% retention in 78.2% of completed trials, far outpacing industry averages.
Ripple Science is the leading provider of clinical trial software used by sites, CROs, and study sponsors to assist and automate the patient engagement workflow end-to-end, from first contact to study completion. Ripple has supported over 700 clinical trials involving over 240,000 patients globally, including a large number of Alzheimer's, dementia, and CNS trials where patient engagement is particularl
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AdAdapted survey shows that CPG marketers need better tools for targeting consumers in the middle of the marketing funnel, with 95% believing that Shopping List Marketing is a top strategy for this
ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AdAdapted, the leading add-to-list m
ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Milford Bank, based in Milford, Conn., announced today that it is expanding its relationship with HT Mobile Apps (HTMA), to offer the company's entire portfolio of engaging apps: Hip Pocket™, Plinqit, and Banker Jr.
When the Bank launched Plinqit in 2019, the goal was to provide its customers a product that would help them meet their savings goals in an easy and convenient way. Customers of the Bank have embraced the app, and The Milford Bank has consistently grown total Plinqit users month-over-month since its roll-
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Movellus, Inc. today announced that Esperanto Technologies has adopted Movellus' Maestro AI intelligent clocking solution for its ET-SoC-1 chips. Esperanto develops high-performance, energy-efficient computing solutions based on RISC-V for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) applications. The first of the AI processor family for Esperanto, the ET-SoC-1 chip aims to reduce the energy costs in data centers for AI inference applications. It has more than 1,000 domain accelerated ET-Minion RISC-V cores and boasts up to 100X better energy efficiency in terms of inferences per watt than the incumbent solutions.
It’s impossible to thank Mom in just one day for everything she does. A plant given to her on Mother’s Day lets her enjoy your heartfelt sentiment over the seasons.
Here’s an easy source to remember: plants.com. It’s quick to search for plants in pretty pots by lifestyle (beginner, pet friendly), interest (Feng shui or
This is an article about portfolio company, MI Padrino.
David's Bridal aims to develop a lifetime customer and hopes that entering the Quinceañera market will be another avenue to introduce young customers to its brand. "From her Quinceañera to her prom and the day she walks down the aisle, David's Bridal will be her go-to destination for all life events," the retailer said.
There are about 525,000 Quinceañeras in the U.S. every year, according to 2019 data from Mi Padrino, with the average cost totaling over $21,000. With gowns for the event typically priced around $1,000, according to David's Bridal
“Flowers are great, but why not gift Mom something she can enjoy longer?” Curry says. "This Philodendron Heartleaf from Bloomscape requires little to no maintenance and even has heart-shaped leaves, which couldn’t be more appropriate for Mother’s Day.”
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This is an article about portfolio company, predictive analytics model.
April 27, 2021 - Researchers from Michigan Medicine have developed a predictive analytics model that can accurately identify patient deterioration for both general ward and COVID-19 patients.
The algorithm was more accurate than the Epic Deterioration Index (EDI), an existing tool used for patient deterioration investigation.
In a study published in JMIR: Medical Informatics, researchers describe the development and performance of the Predicting ICU Transfer and other Un
“Our vision is to reinvent the garden center. I think any modern brand right now, any startup retailer, knows that you can start digitally. You can reach a much more potent audience across the nation faster launching digitally, and you get such an intimate, direct connection with your customers when you start that way.”
– Justin Mast, Bloomscape founder and CEO
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This is an article about portfolio company, Fusion Coolant Systems.
In an effort to become more sustainable in its machining practices, Seco Tools has partnered with Fusion Coolant Systems (Fusion), which offers an environmentally-friendly coolant technology that can lower the overall carbon footprint while increasing overall performance.
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This is an article about portfolio company, Accelerate Blue.
The Accelerate Blue Fund, a University of Michigan early-stage venture fundraised through philanthropy, has reached its first fundraising milestone and made its first investment in a U-M tech startup.
The recipient of the fund’s first investment is Movellus Inc., which provides technology to boost semiconductor chip design for cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and other applications. Movellus, based in San Jose, California, with operations in Ann Arbor, launched in 2016 with help from U-M’s Office of Technology Transfer.
Accelerate Blue has made an initial investment of $150,000 in Movellus as part of a $3 million bridge round.
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TechCrunch just hosted its first pitch-off in Detroit and we’re pleased to announce Diet ID won the event. The company, based in Detroit and founded in 2016 by Dr. David Katz, gives users a clinically tested approach to dietary assessment and management.
Diet ID competed against other Detroit-area startups, including Rivet Work, Plain Sight and FixMyCar. Local investors acted as judges: Jim Tenzillo, VP at Invest Michigan; Dawn Batts, Capital Strategist at TechTown and co-founder of
Justin Mast has a simple reason for starting his plant retail startup Bloomscape in Detroit.
“This is home,” he told me. “This is where I have a really strong network and I knew I’d be able to find a lot of support.”
Mast didn’t grow up in Detroit proper, but he’s from Grand Rapids, Michigan’s second-largest city. He recalled a weekend in Detroit after finishing graduate school at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, when he was “totally blown away” by the city’s energy.
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This is an article about portfolio company, Genomenon.
NEW YORK – Genomenon said Monday that it has partnered with Limbus Medical Technologies to integrate its Mastermind genomics literature search engine into Limbus' Varvis, a genomics-based clinical diagnostics decision support system.
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Houseplants are a beautiful addition to any home—but with all their various needs and demands, caring for an array of plants may seem daunting to first-time plant owners.
Fortunately, there are plenty of plants that do not require much care. In fact, there are even plants that thrive with minimal attention and can withstand high levels of neglect.
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EAST LANSING, Mich. and ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GreenMark™ Biomedical Inc. announced that the company has secured regulatory clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to market its LumiCare™ Caries Detection Rinse as a 510(k) Class II Medical Device. "Gaining FDA clearance for our LumiCare™ device at this particular time is especially gratifying given the significant pandemic challenges of the last year. I need to acknowledge the efforts of the entire GreenMark team and our regulatory partners," stated Dr. Steven Bloembergen, Ph.D., GreenMark
This is an article about portfolio company, Fintech.
y now, most of us are familiar with the concept of fintech — that is, the application of technology and innovation to improve upon long-standing financial services. Originally, fintech impacted just one industry, albeit an expansive one: banking and finance. However, like most strains of disruptive technology, it was only a matter of time before it found its way into other industries.
Some twenty years ago, soon after the dot-com crash, we heard industry prognosticators high and low bandy about the idea of “Web 2.0.” Though the term was overused, and criticized by some as just a useless buzzwo
Spring is here, and there’s nothing like celebrating the season with a brand new plant. If you want to add a little green to your living space, there are tons of plants that are easy to take care of, so even if you’ve never owned a plant before or think you have a black thumb, there’s still hope.
We know it can be a little intimidating choosing what to buy, especially if you’re inexperienced, which is why we reached out to plant expe
This is an article about portfolio company, Autobooks.
It’s no secret that the pandemic has put an extraordinary strain on small businesses. Primarily, it’s growing pains. Small businesses were forced to grow into digital enterprises essentially overnight. Accepting online payments and facilitating sales digitally switched from niceties to necessities. According to McKinsey & Company, the global average share of digital customer interactions increased from 36% to 58% between December 2019 and July 2020. This signifies an incredible acceleration in digitalizati
ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ripple Science, an emerging eClinical company servicing the clinical research site, life sciences and pharmaceutical services markets, announced today the appointment of Jeanne Hecht as a Non-Executive Director to the company effective immediately.
As CEO of JTH Consulting, LLC., Jeanne commands broad knowledge and deep expertise in the Life Sciences arena. She has dedicated much of her career to guiding international companies through healthy growth – thoughtfully, strategically, and with unyielding integrity. In addition to running her consulting practice, she serves as NED for a publicly-traded company out of the UK, Vectura Group