San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is an international business competition designed to bring together later stage entrepreneurial companies with local, national and international investors. It showcases the best and brightest new business concepts to invest capital to help forster their growth within Michigan.
Targeting entrepreneurs with mid-to-late-seed-entrepreneurial business - the competition has an immediate and positive impact on Michigan's economy. In 2012, sixty venture capitalists from fifty one firms judged the competition - providing a great network across the country as well as consturctive feedback to help participating companies in their persistent drive for excellence.
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Invest Detroit is a 501(c)(3) organization and certified Community Development Financial Institution managing a variety of targeted loan programs to promote economic development primarily in the City of Detroit and the region. Its mission-driven activities support business growth and expansion, and commercial real estate development. Invest Detroit collaborates with the public, private, and philanthropic sectors to create jobs, density, sustainability and opportunity for underserved communities and markets.