By Tom Walsh, Detroit Free Press Columnist

Endeavor Detroit — part of a global nonprofit fostering high-impact entrepreneurship in 23 nations — entered its liftoff phase last week with the selection of two food-related start-ups as Endeavor companies.

McClure’s, of Detroit, and Algal Scientific of Plymouth, were chosen during a 3-day international selection panel in San Francisco. The two join a global network of more than 700 firms that receive high-level mentorship and support to scale up their companies.

The owners attend a week-long Harvard Business School executive education program later this month, tailored to Endeavor entrepreneurs. READ MORE