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Launch Detroit - Founder Matchmaking

TechTown Detroit

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

Detroit, MI

Launch Detroit - Founder Matchmaking

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Launch Detroit

Founder Matchmaking - a DTX event


Are you interested in participating in Launch Detroit, the summer boot camp for student entrepreneurs, but haven’t found a team yet? No worries. Come to the Founder Matchmaking event to meet other student entrepreneurs and to form your soon-to-be, killer start-up team.

To learn more about Launch Detroit, click here

You should attend this event, if you:

A.   Have a business idea but are seeking partners for a team. Come prepared to give a one-minute pitch about your idea. (see below for details) 

B.   Don’t have a business idea but are seeking to join a team. Come prepared to listen to the business ideas being presented by others, vote for the one that excites you the most, and get ready to join that team.

Guidelines for one-minute pitch presentations:

You will have exactly one minute to present your business idea.  No slides, presentation materials or props are allowed.  Be succinct and practice it ahead of time.

Be sure to include:

1.  Your business idea (What problem does your business solve, or what opportunity do you create?)

2.  What are your challenges? (Business plan, finance modeling, marketing, etc.)

3.  What upcoming milestones are you working toward?


IMPORTANT: Teams formed during Founder Matchmaking will still need to submit an application and be subject to the admissions criteria for Launch Detroit. To be eligible to apply for the Launch Detroit program, you must belong to a team - no individuals will be permitted


Event Details

Date:                           Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Time:                           4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Cost:                            FREE (includes pizza on us – yes!)

Location:                     TechTown, 440 Burroughs. Detroit, MI 48202



Launch Detroit is a program of the Detroit Technology Exchange (DTX), a partnership between TechTown Detroit, Bizdom and Invest Detroit, funded by the Michigan Strategic Fund. 


Phone: (313) 879-5250

Have questions about Launch Detroit - Founder Matchmaking? Contact TechTown Detroit

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TechTown Detroit
440 Burroughs Street
Detroit, MI 48202

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

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TechTown Detroit

TechTown Detroit is the most established business accelerator in the city – founded specifically to develop and grow sustainable technology businesses. Today its work supports industry verticals that are specific to the region’s inherent assets and address the city’s identified needs, supporting not only tech businesses but also retail and wholesale enterprises for a more holistic approach to economic development. TechTown is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and is located within the Woodward Technology Corridor SmartZone. To learn more, visit

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