|March 31, 2019
All Day: Pepperdine Most Fundable Companies
March 31, 2019
Based upon every survey submission, all participating companies are provided with objective and customized feedback to improve their readiness for funding. Approximately 100 companies are then selected for the semi-finals, completing a more in-depth fundability assessment to further refine and verify their score.
During the final stages, high potential companies are invited for an interview with our selection team and the winners are announced. Throughout the process, we learn about a diverse range of impressive companies, beyond just this list of the top fifteen, who may be an excellent match with a potential investor.
All Day: Think Like an Entrepreneur Apps due
March 31, 2019
Welcome! We’re excited to invite you to enter the first “Think Like an Entrepreneur” Competition.
|April 1, 2019
All Day: Women: Learn to Program Applications due
April 1, 2019
The Lambda community is seeking to train the next generation of women coders.
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All Day: Pitch Club Applications Due
April 3, 2019
Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being investable. During the event, experts will discuss the key personality traits and business acumen any entrepreneur should understand to be successful in any fundraising efforts.
All Day: Watson Institute & Ford Fellowship Apps Due
April 3, 2019
Ford College Community Challenge is designed to inspire student teams to develop creative community-building projects addressing local needs, around the theme Making Lives Better.
Up to 10 winning proposals will be selected to receive $25,000 each.
Participants are encouraged to think broadly and explore a variety of potential topics including (but not limited to) infrastructure and workforce needs, community and economic development, hunger and other basic needs, education and design issues, new approaches to student volunteerism.
|April 4, 2019
All Day: DTX TechTown Detroit Applications Due
April 4, 2019
TechTown is Detroit’s Entrepreneurship Hub. We help tech startups and local businesses launch and grow. We are an incubator and accelerator. We support businesses with co-working and office space, meeting space and event space. We also connect entrepreneurs to resources, and learning and networking events in Detroit.
All Day: Halcyon Incubator Fellowship Fall 2019 Applications Due
April 4, 2019
The Halcyon Incubator program equips early-stage entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures and change the world. Fellows accepted into the program will have access to:
-Residency, Business, and Living Expenses
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|April 7, 2019
All Day: Techstars Impact Accelerator Applications Close
April 7, 2019
Techstars helps entrepreneurs succeed. Through the Techstars Worldwide Entrepreneur Network, founders and their teams connect with other entrepreneurs, experts, mentors, alumni, investors, community leaders, and corporate partners who will help their companies grow. Techstars operates four divisions: Techstars Startup Programs, Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Programs, Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships, and the Techstars Venture Capital Fund. Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator Program supercharges success and Techstars Startup Programs inspire, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Techstars Venture Capital Fund invests in the most innovative and disruptive Techstars companies to fuel their success. Techstars Corporate Innovation Partnerships helps brands create world-changing products and services. Techstars accelerator portfolio includes more than 1,000 companies with a market cap of $10.2 Billion.
|April 8, 2019||April 9, 2019
7:00 pm: Lansing Tech Demo Night
April 9, 2019
Michigan Small Business Development Center
309 N Washington Square
Lansing, MI 48933
Bring your favorite new project or product, give a quick demo, and finish with some light convo. Anyone who loves or makes cool tech can present, including kids!
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5:00 pm: Burgess New Venture Challenge
April 17, 2019
49 Abbot Road
East Lansing, MI 48824
The Burgess New Venture Challenge is Michigan State University’s premier student entrepreneurial showcase. The program represents best-in-class experiential learning, focused on innovation, business planning, and taking proactive initiative. Our goal is to empower the entrepreneurial mindset and create lasting impact with our students as they transition to their careers in the global marketplace.
|April 18, 2019||April 19, 2019
All Day: Conquer Accelerator Applications Due
April 19, 2019
Conquer Accelerator helps growing companies overcome challenges, providing $20k in funding and ten weeks of hands-on mentorship and training. Is your startup team ready for Conquer? We've begun our search for summer 2019's cohort teams. Click the link below and apply to compete for a spot in Conquer Accelerator's Season Four, launching June 2019!
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All Day: Detroit Demo Day Applications Close
April 22, 2019
From hundreds of applicants, 15 entrepreneurs will be selected to pitch their company live at Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day on Friday, June 14th! The finalist companies include new startups, existing small businesses, and nationally expanding ventures.
A panel of renowned judges will pick seven winners to receive their share of $1.2 million. Even the audience gets in on the fun and can vote for their favorite company in each category to win a $25,000 “People’s Choice” awards using the Detroit Demo Day App.
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All Day: JMK Women in Business Scholarship
May 1, 2019
Women have made great strides in the pursuit of education, careers and leadership roles they were once denied. However, they still comprise a minority of leaders in the business world. The Jade M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women undertaking business studies who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Zona International offers up to 32 scholarships of $2,000 each at the district/region level and 6 scholarships of $8,000 at the international level. Any woman is eligible and the scholarship may be used at any accredited university, college, or institute.
All Day: Women in Technology Scholarship Applications
May 1, 2019
The world economy, industry and sciences are becoming increasingly digitized, and these developments are disrupting society and familiar social processes. Women, however, are still largely underrepresented in technology fields. To create a world in which men and women have equal opportunities, women need to have an active role in technology and technological developments. Zonta International is pleased to offer its new Zonta International Women in Technology Scholarship to encourage women to pursue education, career opportunities and leadership roles in technology.
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Questions about an event? Contact Lori Fischer