Pitch Club Ignite Mobility in Pontiac

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The Treasury

30 N Saginaw St.

Pontiac, MI 48342

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Pitch Club Michigan is excited to announce a special Mobility themed event, happening August 14th during the Woodward Dream Cruise week.

IGNITE MOBILITY PITCH CLUB is a showcase recognizing the top startups working on emerging and innovative mobility technologies in autonomous, multi-transit, and electric vehicle landscape. Technologies can include: IoT, Cyber Security, Big Data/Machine Learning and Fintech. The finalists will be connected with mentors who will review their business model and provide strategic guidance for their presentation to investors, and showcased before an audience of automotive executives, venture capitalists, and angel investors.

About Pitch Club

Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in cities such as: Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Pontiac, 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. As part of the events, 3 lucky entrepreneurs will receive the opportunity to practice their pitch and discuss business plan with funding experts, giving them a better understanding the mindset of an investor. Presenters will be given milestones to complete. In addition to guidance from our host and guest experts, attendees will be given a survey to provide additional feedback to the presenters. Pitch club will also feature a guest keynote who can speak on topics related to starting a company, technology, and opportunities for entrepreneurs.You can find more information about Pitch Club by visiting our website:

Deadline for startups to apply is Saturday July 20, 2019 : APPLICATION


Sean Stillwell, Managing Director, Donyati

Don Tinsley, President / CEO, Palo Alto Manufacturing

John W. Eaton, Client Strategist, Macomb-Oakland University Incubator

Robert Merlotti, SVP Intelligent Mobility - Americas, Frost & Sullivan, and Oakland University Technology Commercialization

Matthew Gibb, Chief Strategic Officer, The NEXT Education


4:00pm - 5:00pm: Networking with Investors / Corp

5:30pm – 5:45pm: Opening Remarks

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Company Presentations - 5 Mobility start-ups pitch

6:50pm – 7:10pm: Keynote

7:10pm – 7:15pm: Q&A with Audience

7:15pm – 7:45pm: Networking


The mentors were very knowledgeable and helpful. It's helpful to have some fresh eyes looking at the materials. Great group of people, fun, good networking. - AkkeNeel Talsma, Founder Melius Outcomes

It was a great opportunity and our team had a lot of fun there, making us all realize that this is what it’s all about, having fun, making connections, etc. It is a great event you put on and we are very appreciative.” - Michael Darrow, Founder Herculeze

We have doubled our sales, added double the new events, and won the Pitch WCC event! - Sean Carroll, Founder Enbiologics

We've got a lot more customers since we were at Pitch Club! Thanks again for the great opportunity, it really connected us with some important people. - Christina York, Founder Spellbound

We've recruited a Michigan native to join our team, who I met at the pitch event. Yes, the Michigan native I mentioned is now my wife. We have the organizers of Pitch Club to thank! - Robert Sher, Founder Qbister

I pitched at the pitch club event and it was very valuable - in case folks ask. - Rachna Govani, Founder Foodstand


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