THE RE:PURPOSE BLOG

Stories and lessons from our community, team, partners, and supporters.


By Ryan Landau

12 Best Places to Live in Detroit

When I moved back home in 2012 after living in Washington, D.C., as a federal consultant for IBM, finding a place to live in Detroit was relatively easy. The city’s rebirth was just beginning and very few people were asking about the best places to live in Detroit. If you really wanted to live downtown, […]

By Ryan Landau

Breaking Down Our Values

When I was a kid, there were a few things I could always count on. First, that I was never going to play in the NBA. Just wasn’t in the genetic cards. Second, that my mom — who worked full-time — would always be home when my brother and I walked in the door from […]

By Ryan Landau

why re:purpose?

There’s never really one reason someone starts a company. As much as we love the romance of great lightbulb moments and dramatic founding stories, it’s rarely one particular itch or one specific opportunity that sets the entrepreneurial wheels in motion. To the contrary, it’s a slow build. A collection of experiences, failures, pains, and journeys […]