Craig Jablonski


Craig is the CEO and Co-Founder of Career Now Brands ( and CDL Marketing (, two companies disrupting the traditional ways of doing things in the Education and Trucking industries, respectively.  Bootstrapping its way to growth as one of Detroit’s fastest growing startups encompassing a team of more than 75 employees in downtown Royal Oak.

Craig actively engages in other startup activities, particularly in tech marketing and healthcare as areas of expertise. Having been through the process of bootstrapping a startup, Craig is passionate about helping other entrepreneurs navigate this landscape when it comes to structuring a business.  In addition to Grand Ventures, he also does some Angel investing in entrepreneurs and products he truly believes can impact an industry.

Prior to becoming a tech entrepreneur, Craig was the Executive Director at Comprehensive Urology, Michigan’s largest urology group comprised of more than 50 physicians all across metro Detroit.  With over 30 office locations serving 27 hospitals, Craig oversaw operational and financial activities of the practice.