Detroit–there is always something new and exciting going on in this city, whether it’s a new tech venture being established, an upcoming niche event or movement, or a new private fund created to pay your bills. Yes, pay your bills! If you’re constantly thinking of events that you could put on to enhance the city AND want to get a rent subsidy, then look no further than the Live Detroit Fund.
Code for America’s “Apps for Detroit” (appsfordetroit.org) is a coding challenge that called upon Detroit programmers, developers and web gurus to assemble a team and create a civic app to impact either the city of Detroit or a local nonprofit. Teams and individuals were invited to compete with the ability to win some pretty neat prizes.
Accelerate Michigan is an international business competition that is designed to bring later stage national, state, and local entrepreneurs and companies together to get them in front of national and international investors.