Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’

The late Eugene Applebaum

Applebaum Family Announces New Philanthropic Strategy

From the JN Staff The family of Eugene Applebaum announced its strategic direction to continue and build upon his important philanthropic work in new, collaborative ways. Applebaum, who died last year at age 81, was the founder of what became the nation’s eighth largest drugstore chain. “What meant the most to my dad during his…

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Detroit skyline

JNF Names Local Co-Presidents

Andy Goldberg of Bloomfield Hills and Karen Freedland-Berger of West Bloomfield are the new co-presidents of the Detroit Jewish National Fund Board. Their appointments come when JNF is working on the second half of its One Billion Dollar Road Map for the Next Decade campaign. “This role matters so much because it gives me an…

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a view of the Detroit skyline from across the river.

Commentary: Detroit: A Welcoming Community

Last month, as part of National Welcoming Week, Global Detroit joined Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Detroit City Council Immigration Task Force Chair Raquel Castañeda-López, partnering nonprofit organizations, residents and business leaders in celebrating Detroit’s Top 10 status in the first-ever New American Economy (NAE) Cities Index, which ranks the 100 largest U.S. cities for their…

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Hungry Harvest zero food waste

Hungry Harvest

Rob Streit JN Intern Company rescues ugly fruits and veggies from going to waste. Community-supported agriculture has grown in popularity in recent years. CSAs as they are called, provide consumers the chance to buy a “farm share” and, in return, the farm provides a box of produce each week. But Hungry Harvest takes the idea…

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TATCH sleep apnea sleep disorder patch

Sweet Dreams?

Patch can diagnose sleep apnea in your own home. Sleep should be a time to recharge, be comfortable and dream, yet nearly one in five Americans suffers from a chronic sleep disorder that prevents them from restful slumber. It is a problem that TATCH, a Runway Startup Postdoc Program company at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, is keen to tackle and…

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Hannah Knoll and Brayden Hirsch with their Shark Tank winning idea

Building Entrepreneurship With BBYO

BBYO program helps girls become capable at business. My heart was racing as the judges walked back into the room. We were all hoping our business plan would win this year’s Shark Tank-style event.  I had a sliver of hope that my partner and I would win, but I mostly thought I was not capable…

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