So how’s everybody doing as the winter of our — well, not discontent, maybe, but certainly our discomfort, continues? Bundle up and check out these fine tech tidbits, first the local, then the national.
TechTown Detroit has opened applications for the second session of its Blocks Retail Boot Camp with the announcement of $10,000 in cash awards, plus one month of rent-free pop-up space in Detroit.
NewME Accelerator is inviting local technology start-up rock stars to participate in the Detroit PopUp Accelerator this summer.
TechTown announced it has expanded its SWOT City program to Detroit’s East Jefferson commercial corridor through a new engagement with the Jefferson East Business Association. SWOT City works to strengthen Detroit’s small business districts by offering acceleration services through partnerships with local community or economic development organizations.
The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
TechTown, Wayne State University’s business and technology company incubator and research park, said Monday that it had received a grant for $1 million over two years from the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Michigan Strategic Fund to form the Detroit Technology Exchange.
TechTown is launching a venture accelerator program. Officials with TechTown say the program is modeled on the concepts of startup consultants Steve Blank and Bob Dorf, authors of 2012’s “The Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide For Building A Great Company.”
The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups
TechTown Monday announced a $150,000 grant from the Marjorie S. Fisher Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan. The grant will support of the nonprofit incubator and accelerator’s recently launched business stabilization and development program in Detroit’s Brightmoor neighborhood.
TechTown Thursday announced that the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange, an organization representing Boston’s digital marketing, media and Internet technology community, has selected the Detroit-based nonprofit incubator and accelerator to host the first MITX Up Detroit, an event that will pair TechTown startups with veteran marketers for a free two-hour mentoring session on Tuesday, Nov. 13.