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Jun 18
Detroit Startup Week
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Techstars Startup Week Detroit is a free five day celebration of entrepreneurship in the Detroit community.

Toledoans are invited to join the Detroit community in a new type of conference that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship, led by entrepreneurs and hosted in the spaces you love.

Startup Week learning tracks include technology, retail entrepreneurship, mobility, place-based entrepreneurship, IoT, entrepreneurship 101, growth-stage entrepreneurship, music entrepreneurship, design & art, food entrepreneurship, youth entrepreneurship, civic innovation, social entrepreneurship and a female founders track!

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Jul 1, 2015
Road trip to DNewTech
Ford Field

D-NewTech is welcoming Techstars Mobility in Detroit in an awesome way. The July D-NewTech event will be sponsored by Techstars Detroit and the pitches will be presented by their 10 portfolio startups. Each entrepreneur will have 4-min to present and then 5-min of Q&A. There will food & beer. YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!!!

Masters of Ceremony: Andrew Humphrey, WDIV-TV Local4 EMMY Award-Winning Meteorologist & Reporter

Guest speaker: Ted Serbinski, Managing Director of Techstars Mobility

Entrepreneurs:

  1. Ansik - Shiva Bhardwaj, CEO and Cofounder - Makes automotive service safer, quicker and more affordable for everyone.

  2. CDL Warrior - Jim Ruiz?, CEO and Founder - A communication and productivity platform for the trucking industry that connects truck drivers to their supply chain partners and improves efficiency, visibility and compliance.

  3. Classics & Exotics - Peter Zawadzki, CEO and Cofounder - Brings the “sharing economy” into the car enthusiast’s garage, allowing classic and exotic car enthusiasts to now offset their car ownership costs by renting their cars to pre-­screened, highly qualified renters.

  4. Cosmos Browser - Hunter Rosenblume,? CEO and Cofounder - Internet via SMS, no data or WiFi required.

  5. Elegus Technologies - John Hennessy,?CEO and Cofounder - A spin­out from the University of Michigan, is commercializing battery separator technology that can enable safer, longer lasting [masked] batteries.

  6. GearBrake - Chris Bailey?, CEO and Cofounder - A universal, easy to install brake light module that can detect when your vehicle is slowing and automatically light the brake lights, reducing the risk of rear-­end collisions by up to 90%.

  7. Motoroso - Alex Littlewood, CEO and Founder - Combines content, community, and commerce for automotive enthusiasts to help them discover, connect, and buy everything that powers their lifestyle.

  8. My Dealer Service - Jon Rossi, CEO and Cofounder - Empowers automotive service departments with digital connectivity and workflow management, elevating efficiency and creating an unprecedented customer experience.

  9. Splitting Fares - Anya Babbitt?, CEO and Cofounder - A social ridesharing app designed to connect people with similar routes, share the fare, save money, reduce traffic and emissions and change the way people meet and move in cities around the world.

  10. WISE Systems - Chazz Sims, CEO and Cofounder - Provides real-­time routing and analytics software to help on­demand delivery companies serve their customers more effectively.

DIRECTIONS:

DRIVING: You can park at the Ford Field Parking Deck located at 1902 Saint Antoine Street, Detroit, MI 48226. From there, enter Ford Field via the footbridge on level 2 from the parking structure through Gate G and follow the directional signage to get to our office (located on Level 2 just across from the Breadstick Restaurant).

WALKING: If you are walking to Ford Field, it is easiest to enter through Gate A (the main entrance off of Brush Street, across from Comerica Park). If you enter at Gate A, take the escalators located to your right up to level 2 and you will see our office.