Business

DROUGHT co-founders Julie, Cait, Jenny, and Jesse James.

DROUGHT is not your typical family-owned business. It wasn't handed down from father to son over generations.

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Uber, the ride-sharing app revolutionizing the transportation industry, is giving customers the option to tip drivers. Since July 6, the latest installment of the app has been available in Ann Arbor, the first Michigan city to offer the tipping feature. Other select U.S.

Universal Robots representative Daniel Moore demonstrates a robot at the Ann Arbor Tech Trek on Friday.

On Friday afternoon, 70 tech companies in Ann Arbor participated in Tech Trek, an event designed to give local companies an opportunity to showcase their newest and most impressive work, organized by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Espresso Royale in Ann Arbor.

Espresso Royale will not be renewing its Main Street location lease for next year, although the coffee shop will remain open until August.

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Valiant Brand, an apparel company inspired by the University of Michigan and created by father-son pair John and Jared Wangler, is beginning to pop up on clothing all across campus — designated by its ‘V’-shaped logo.

Graduating LSA seniors Ron Everett, Josh Shifman and Ben Foster are set to transform the trillion-dollar student loan industry with the release of a new website, Remotize, that will provide student borrowers with better interest rates.

Business sophomore Adam Rosenberg describes the goals of Green Wolverine in the Ross School of Business on Wednesday.

Despite the legal ambiguity in the cannabis industry, there is potential for business to bud.

As course-backpacking season begins, University of Michigan students can now use ClassAI, a new web app that uses a model to analyze the chances students have of getting into a class based on the date and time they register.

Hong Lei, the Consul General of China in Chicago, speaks about US-China relations at the Michigan China Forum at the Ross School of Business on Sunday.

A variety of panelists from Chinese businesses, government and media who aimed to share their insights on the future of economic relations between the United States and China spoke at the 2017 Michigan China Forum, which was held at the Ross School of Business over the weekend as part of the bice

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