Automation Alley hosts EISEM Entrepreneur’s Forum May 24:: Entrepreneurs seeking opportunities to collaborate, investors in search of innovative business concepts and anyone looking for inspiration and out-of-the-box  ideas are invited to join Automation Alley, Michigan’s largest technology business association, for the Entrepreneurial Initiative of Southeast Michigan Entrepreneur’s Forum. the forum was created to showcase budding technology companies and to provide an idea-sharing and networking opportunity for the entrepreneurially minded in Southeast Michigan. The next installment of this unique forum is scheduled for Thursday, May 24, from 8-10 a.m. at Automation Alley Headquarters in Troy. A cornerstone of EISEM, the Entrepreneur’s Forum features business plan presentations by emerging technology-driven companies. The short presentations are critiqued by attendees, including venture capitalists, angel investors and business professionals, who provide constructive criticism and guidance. The keynote speaker for the event is Brian West, founder and CEO of Concept Factory, a human machine interface research and innovation lab specializing in envisioning and implementing emerging technologies into HMIs for all types of machines. Presenters include Molly McFarland of AdAdapted and P.K. Mishra of @Fingertips. AdAdapted is a mobile advertising network that provides dynamic, non-disruptive product placement opportunities within mobile games. @FingerTips is a social-entrepreneurial company that builds devices enabling the blind to use modern touchscreen devices such as iPhone and Android. There is no cost to attend this event. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact Events and Promotions Coordinator Jennifer Chinn at (248) 457-3228 or If you are interested in presenting at an upcoming EISEM Entrepreneur’s Forum, contact the Automation Alley Resource Center at (800) 427-5100 or Automation Alley Headquarters is located at 2675 Bellingham in Troy. For more information, including presenter bios, or to register, contact the Automation Alley Resource Center at (800) 427-5100 or, or visit


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