A list of notable Entrepreneurs and leaders with Michigan ties. Either educated or raised in the state, these individuals have made a significant global impact through their business endeavors, and have built or grown technology-driven organizations with valuations exceeding $25M.

The individuals recognized are massive value creators. Criteria to determine inclusion in this list is reflected in job creation, valuation of the company, overall impact on an industry/vertical, and/or break-through contribution. The majority of these individuals have created jobs in the 1000s, have companies valued well above $50MM, and are seen as thought-leaders in their respective verticals.

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