How Detroit inspires a major corporation’s innovation

Every day at Franco we’re working in this city and finding more stories of innovation, creativity and determination that inspire us. “Detroit Inspires Me” is our way to share what makes us proud to be Detroiters. We recently had the pleasure to talk with Matt Simoncini, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lear Corporation and
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10 Reasons Why Franco is Cool

Franco was recently named as one of Crain’s Cool Places to Work so we wanted to let the world know our favorite things about working here. We asked around the office to figure out what makes Franco so cool. 1. Franco is friendly “I think Franco is cool because we get to work with so
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Tweeting Trackside: Behind-the-Scenes with the Grand Prix Social Team

Picture this: an Indy Car sporting the Facebook and YouTube logos on either side, an Instagram logo on the nose and a Twitter logo center stage on the rear wing. Behind the wheel OTTO Detroit CEO, Mark Russell, is focused on placing higher in the standings than he did at last year’s race. While his chief engineer
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Franco takes on Detroit: Our many trips to Belle Isle

Chances are you’ve heard a lot about Belle Isle this past year. From becoming Michigan’s 102nd state park to the renovation of the Scott Fountain, Detroit’s island gem is in the midst of an amazing transformation. Luckily for Team Franco, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to be a part of it. Check out some photos
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Detroit is a city full of opportunity

I had the privilege of attending the unveiling of Dan Gilbert’s vision for Detroit yesterday; a vision that will undoubtedly become a reality, because as Gilbert pointed out, he doesn’t have a Plan B as it would distract from Plan A. While much of what we saw was conceptual, the opportunity that exists is very
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