Sep
17
to Sep 19

Great Lakes International Innovation Summit

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GLIn2 - Great Lakes International Innovation Summit began in 2016 as a collaborative event co-hosted by the Michigan Business Innovation Association and the Wisconsin Business Innovator's Support Association. It has now expanded out to other Great Lakes states such as Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Minnesota, as well as Canada! This multi-day event will offer educational and networking opportunities for all entrepreneurial support professionals working with incubators, accelerators, co-working spaces, maker spaces, economic development agencies, universities, SBDCs, and more.

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Oct
24
5:00 PM17:00

Pitch Night at Grawn Hall, CMU College of Business

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A business casual night of presentations by qualified, screened entrepreneurial start-up companies, updates from one or more of our investment portfolio companies, an hors d’oeuvres social hour, and a meet the entrepreneur session!

Angel Investing Presentation for potential members and presenters will begin at 4:00 PM.

Main Event, including Pitches and Updates, will begin at 5:00 PM.

Central Michigan University’s College of Business Administration and Isabella Bank Institute for Entrepreneurship sponsor this Fall Pitch Event!

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Nov
12
8:30 AM08:30

Michigan Angel Summit

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Please join the Michigan Angel Community at the beautiful Lovett Hall at the Henry Ford. The second annual statewide summit will allow you the opportunity to learn more about angel investing and to connect with other angels helping to grow and diversify Michigan’s economy while growing their own investment portfolios. Following the program, join us for a cocktail reception from 5-6 p.m., and if you're staying for the MVCA awards dinner, you will only be steps away!

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Jun
10
8:00 AM08:00

Detroit Venture & Innovation Summit

  • University of Michigan Ross Business School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Get inspired and supercharge your innovation! This motivational event by the top innovation leaders and startups around the Detroit metro area will feature best practices in innovation to rapidly grow and scale companies. You will also hear insights from top VCs and Angels in Detroit and get to watch a live competition among 25+ promising early stage companies competing to be the best among their peers. Seating is very limited so reserve now.

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May
8
11:30 AM11:30

Michigan Celebrates Angels

Celebrate angels working to revitalize the economy of Michigan through a strong culture of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial investment. The event agenda includes:

  • Networking Session

  • Lunch Included

  • 2018 Angel Report

  • Panel: Michigan's Most Active Angels of 2018

  • Spintech Update

  • Keynote Speaker - Governor Rick Snyder

  • The Cannabis Industry: An Investment to Get High On? – Steve Goldner, Esq, RAC

  • Deal of the Year

  • Company Pitches

Stay after the event for Michigan Celebrates Small Business, a gala to honor and recognize Michigan’s small business people as well as those champions and advocates that support them.

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Apr
10
5:00 PM17:00

Michigan Healthcare Innovation Partnership Speaker Series Reception

How trends in healthcare innovation will affect your future!

Join us for a speaker event led by Dave Roberts and Paul Verrastro from Medtronic PLC.

Medtronic PLC is the world’s largest medical device company that contributes to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering. The Michigan Healthcare Innovation Partnership Speaker Series will discuss innovation in IOT, global prevalence of cardiac devices, impacts on health, and changes to the business model. The event is moderated by Dr. Sethu Reddy and Bruce Marble.

The event will cover topics like advances in devices and IOT, global Prevalence of cardiac devices and how that impacts health and changes the business model. The speakers will discuss aspects of leadership and entrepreneurship in medicine. The focus of the event will be for students to listen and learn from leaders of innovation in medicine.

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Mar
29
to Mar 30

Startup Investing Bootcamp

Are you interested in getting involved in the rewarding world of startup investing?

Women Investing Now (WIN) is partnering with 37 Angels to offer a startup investing bootcamp in Michigan.

Experience a rigorous curriculum that will teach you how to source, select, diligence, value, and invest in early-stage startups through workshops and hands-on application.

You must formerly apply for the bootcamp and this event is by invitation only. If you have any questions, please reach out to asli@37angels.com.

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Feb
28
5:30 PM17:30

Detroit Blockchain & FinTech Pitchfest 2019

For those that may not know, a pitchfest is an opportunity for Blockchain and FinTech based companies/startups to network with investors/VC's and present their business ideas to those in attendance. 

FOR PARTICIAPANTS:

12 pre-selected businesses will present in front of a panel of 10 judges for a chance to win $$ THOUSANDS in CASH prizes $$ and 1 lucky winner will get flown out the the Envestnet | Yodlee Incubator office in San Fransisco to meet with the head of the program and co-host an event with Yodlee!

All established companies with at least an MVP and a business model are encouraged to apply. Years in business and previous funding raised will be considered in the application. 

Applying is FREE, and applications for interested participants can be found here, (see link below).

FOR ATTENDEES:

This event isn't just for competing companies. Come out and see the best in what Metro-Detroit has to offer in the blockchain and FinTech space! Admission is FREE, and this a perfect chance to network with other creators, potential investors, and future customers! 

Entry is *free, but pre-registration is required. Space is LIMITED. Please see the link below for registration.

APPLY/REGISTER NOW:

To apply for a pitch spot, or Register to attend, please visit https://detroitblockchaincenter.org/pitchfest.

 

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Jan
29
12:00 PM12:00

Investment Opportunities in Opportunity Zones

Investment Opportunities in Opportunity Zones: What it means for investors and entrepreneurs

Learn about Section 1400Z that offers three tax benefits to investors in companies located in Opportunity Zones. Adam Williams, Partner with Rehmann will go through the new tax laws and the plusses and minuses of these investments. Get an update on angel investment activity in the state and ways to add this asset class to your portfolio.

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Jan
29
8:30 AM08:30

Investment Opportunities in Opportunity Zones

Investment Opportunities in Opportunity Zones: What it means for investors and entrepreneurs

Learn about Section 1400Z that offers three tax benefits to investors in companies located in Opportunity Zones. Adam Williams, Partner with Rehmann will go through the new tax laws and the plusses and minuses of these investments. Get an update on angel investment activity in the state and ways to add this asset class to your portfolio.

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Jan
17
5:00 PM17:00

Health Tech Forum

Hors d’oeuvre Reception & Cash Bar.  Non-Members $20.00 per person

5:00 – 7:00 Hors D’ oeuvre Reception in the Front Lobby
5:30 – 6:30 BlueWater Update by Ken Kousky / Lecture Hall
6:30 – 8:00 Entrepreneur Presentations / Lecture Hall

8:00 Program concludes, “Meet the Entrepreneurs & Investors” begins in Front Lobby.

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Nov
12
11:00 AM11:00

Michigan Angel Summit

  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Please join the Michigan Angel Community for this exciting statewide summit to learn more about angel investing and to connect with other angels helping to grow and diversify Michigan’s economy, while growing their own investment portfolios. The agenda for this afternoon-evening event will include:

11:00 a.m. — Registration and Networking Opens
Noon — Lunch + Keynote Speaker
1:00 p.m. — Due Diligence (Panel Discussion)
2:30 p.m. — Angel Financing (Panel Discussion)
4:00 p.m. — Post-Investment Features of Success (Panel Discussion)
5:30 p.m. — Dinner + Company Pitches

Full Agenda

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(open to accredited investors only)

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