Top Funded Startups in Detroit
Our friend and former colleague Jason Rowley over at Crunchbase News put together a great list and analysis of the best cities for funded startups in the Midwest. We dove a bit deeper into one metro area in particular – Detroit. Here are the top 10 non-exited, funded startups from the Detroit metro area, ranked by Mattermark Growth Score. The full list available on login or creating a trial.
From the Operators
Sachin Kamdar of Parse.ly explains why they decided to turn down a $40 million Series B in “A Different Way — Thoughtful Financing, Or Why We Said ‘No’ to a Lot of Money”
Eva Klein of HubSpot, writes about how customer success teams can be key to further unlocking growth in “Customer Success: The Third Growth Engine of Business”
From the Investors
Miia Laukkarinen and Anna Khan of Bessemer Venture Partners discuss tracking employee equity in “Startup Hack: A Template for Visualizing Your Company’s Employee Equity“.
Morgan Housel of Collaborative Fund explores the power of self-discovery and developing intuition in “Why Everyone Should Write“.
Ryan Broshar of Techstars Retail Accelerator discusses common reasons engaging with corporate partners fail in What Actually Motivates a Corporation to Pilot with a Startup?
Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson of Foundry Group are teaching a free course on the definitive guide to secure funding.
From the Robots
The robots have weighed in, and their latest manifesto I’m a Google Manufacturing Robot and I Believe Humans are Biologically Unfit to Have Jobs in Tech should leave you with a smile.
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