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Jordan Avakian Group Partnering With Tech Startup WaitTime, Acquires Stake In CompanyPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 23 / 17
Jordan Avakian Group, co-founded by Jeffrey Michael Jordan and Sevan Avakian, has "acquired private equity" in Detroit-based crowd-science startup WaitTime for an "undisclosed amount," according to Tyler Clifford of CRAIN'S DETROIT BUSINESS. WaitTime uses "artificial intelligence technology to provi...
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In MA, Chris Hamel estimated that about 250,000 people were estimated to visit the region this past weekend, as the $45M Basketball HOF opened in Springfield (SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, 9/29). ...BUSINESSWEEK