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- October 14, 2014
Cribspot Helps Students Find Housing
Learning to solve real world problems is a hallmark of a Michigan education. Jason Okrasinski and his team of fellow alumni at Cribspot are working to solve a very real problem for students: housing. “Helping students was our driving factor in creating Cribspot. We weren’t really looking at making a lot of money, and I […]
- September 30, 2014
Zipments Adding Customer Support Ninja
Customer Experience Representative Zipments is reshaping, revitalizing and retooling the local delivery service industry and we are looking for a talented Customer Experience Representative to join our team! You will love this position if you are passionate about the following responsibilities: Be pleasant and supportive on the phone Assist clients with a variety of issues […]
- September 22, 2014
Off-campus housing matchmaker Cribspot raises $660,000 round
Cribspot.com, a startup that helps college students find places to live while helping mom-and-pop owners manage their properties, will announce Monday that it has finished raising a seed round of $660,000, led by Ann Arbor-based Huron River Ventures and joined by the Detroit-based First Step Fund. Cribspot had been targeting a round of $500,000. Founded by three University of […]
- September 16, 2014
FarmLogs young team making ag data headway
Jesse Vollmar speaks at high speed and with an energy that shows he’s enthusiastic about his topic. He’s also clear that his company – FarmLogs – is a software company that works in agriculture and not an ag company trying to make software work. Recently, Vollmar’s company announced that more than 15% of the nation’s […]