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Planet M launches mobility industry hub inside WeWork

By Annalise Frank, Crain's Detroit Business

Startups that want to dive into Detroit's mobility industry can rent dedicated, subsidized space at WeWork's Merchant's Row location in downtown Detroit.

The Planet M Landing Zone, a 65-desk space funded by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and the Detroit Regional Chamber, offers a selection of startups and larger companies all of WeWork's services along with resources tailored to the automated, shared and electric vehicle sectors.

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Space for mobility start-ups launches in Detroit

By Ian Thibodeau, The Detroit News 

The Detroit Regional Chamber and Michigan Economic Growth Corp. on Thursday launched a co-working space aimed at attracting mobility start-ups and segments of auto companies to downtown Detroit.

The PlanetM Landing Zone is housed in a WeWork space at 1449 Woodward. The space will have 40 to 50 workspaces available to “mobility-focused startups and other emerging high-tech, automotive-focused companies.”

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WeWork, Detroit Regional Chamber, and MEDC Partner on PlanetM Landing Zone in Downtown Detroit

By Stephanie Shenouda, dbusiness

The Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Economic Development Corp., and WeWork today announced the launch of the PlanetM Landing Zone, which will serve as an environment for connected and automated transportation startups to connect with Detroit’s automotive and economic development network.