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CitrinGroup was founded in 2003 by Jonathan Citrin who created three portfolios rooted in statistical analysis and historical data, rather than personal intuition. The downtown Birmingham-based firm provides financial service and advice.
Inc. gives 5 reasons to start a biz in Detroit
Friday, October 15, 2010
magazine comes through with a thorough piece on starting a business in Detroit and all of the opportunities that come with it. The story highlights newer entrepreneurs and taps the wisdom of those that have been here a while.
There's no hiding the fact that the past decade hasn't been easy on the Motor City. Once a paragon of stability and the nation's fourth largest city, Detroit has seemed to fade alongside the auto industry on which it so vitally depends – now sitting at 11th place on that very same list.In spite of the decline, those who stay refuse to see this as an anything other than an opportunity. With tons of open space, inexpensive rent, and legions of talented workers, the city was – and is – ripe for the kind of fresh and innovative thinking that drives new business. "Detroit needed to decrease its reliance on manufacturing," says Ross Sanders, CEO of Bizdom U, a local business accelerator formed in 2007. It needed to transform into a "brain economy," he adds, rooted in innovation and entrepreneurship.Read the rest of the story
The Young & Entrepreneurial: A Q&A with Jon Citrin
Jon Zemke / Metromode
Friday, September 17, 2010
Jon Citrin is not your everyday ordinary financial services guy. The 33-year-old entrepreneur has a distinctly next generation view of business that has grown his Birmingham-based office into a firm to watch.
Jon Zemke gets Citrin's opinions on building a business, creating successful internships, locating downtown, and evaluating Mick Jagger's economic acumen.
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