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Startup SOUP

TechTown Detroit

Friday, August 3, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Detroit, MI

Startup SOUP

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Local entrepreneurs will pitch their businesses for a chance to win more than $1,500 and business training at Startup SOUP. 

Each entrepreneur, hand picked by a panel of expert judges, will have five minutes to present their business and field questions from the crowd. Attendees then enjoy soup, discuss the businesses and vote for their favorite. 

Winner receives:
  • $1,500 donated by Hennessey Capital and Huntington Bank
  • Door kitty 
  • Five workshop vouchers from TechTown
Presenters are: 

Marlo Rencher, Good Sweat, Detroit

Thiago Olson, Protean, Detroit

Jordan SilvermanStar Toilet Paper, Ann Arbor

Brandon KnightRhiza Food Co., Highland Park  

Startup SOUP provides an entrepreneurial twist on the established, highly-popular crowd-funding model. To host the event, TechTown has partnered with Detroit SOUP, a micro-granting dinner that funds creative projects in Detroit. 


 Through its partners and programs, TechTown connects small businesses to the customers, talent, capital and location necessary to build a thriving enterprise in Southeast Michigan

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Have questions about Startup SOUP? Contact TechTown Detroit

When & Where

2051 Rosa Parks Blvd
Detroit, MI 48216

Friday, August 3, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 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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