Looking to create a web or tech-based startup? We want to meet you! Keep your eyes open for exciting Bizdom events. Bizdom events are free or low-cost and are our way of contributing to the entrepreneurial community. If you have a suggestion for an event, please email details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bizdom Detroit Events
Looking for some tips on how to launch your tech company without a tech team? Need to bootstrap until you gain enough traction to raise funds? Come join us at our new Bizdom digs for a lunch and learn with the Founder of Billhighway, Vince Thomas.
June 21, 2013 - Bizdom Office Hours
Do you have a great startup idea? Are you looking to get some feedback from experts and investors on how to develop, grow or scale it? Well, we know just the place for you! The Bizdom Leadership Team is hosting Office Hours at the M@dison on Friday, May 17th. Drop in any time from 11:00am-2:00pm to receive feedback and advice from Bizdom Leaders and entrepreneurs!
July 5, 2013 - Startup Effect
Startup Effect is an entrepreneurship enrichment program co-founded in Detroit by Brian Bosche, the Venture for America Fellow at Bizdom, and Brentt Baltimore, the Venture for America Fellow at Detroit Venture Partners. The mission of Startup Effect is to build entrepreneurship into the culture of American cities by empowering youth with the necessary tools to think independently, proactively, and creatively. In partnership with Bizdom and Detroit Venture Partner portfolio companies, Startup Effect middle school students gain valuable life skills through action-oriented, entrepreneurial activities and real-world business challenges. The goal of Startup Effect is to provide mentorship and a strong peer network for students in Venture for America cities as they advance through high school and start their own ventures.
Other Michigan Events
May 22, 2013 - FREE IT Social 6:01 Mixer Hosted by @Qstride
IT Social 6:01 is a networking group that brings Information Technology, Industry Leaders and Entrepreneurs from the high tech corridors of Silicon Mitten and metro Detroit together for knowledge sharing, networking, professional career advancement opportunities and to connect the overall DOTS. There is no cover charge for IT Social’s but we do encourage donations that we apply to charities and at times we have special guests as hosts.
May 29, 2013 - NewME Detroit Popup
New ME Accelerator, a nationally recognized Startup Accelerator for minorities and women based in San Francisco, hits the road! NewME will launch an intensive 3-night version of the critically acclaimed program in Detroit at TechTown. Local entrepreneurs will get critical advice, hands-on classes, and even a Demo Day that includes pitching to top investors, in addition to a $45,000 service prize pack.
July 11, 2013 - Entre-SLAM
Entre-SLAM, the hit storytelling competition for entrepreneurs (as seen in Fortune/CNN and heard on NPR), is finally coming to the Big D, and Bizdom is thrilled to be its Community Sponsor! Don’t miss a chance to mix it up with the brightest, boldest, baddest risk-takers in Detroit. Kick back, relax and take in an evening of great food, entertainment and unforgettable stories of hope and triumph. You’re invited to the Launch Party which will be at Bleu Detroit, one of Detroit’s most sophisticated nightclubs located on Woodward Ave. $15.
Bizdom Cleveland Events
Paul Roetzer, Founder and CEO of PR 20/20 is a speaker, writer and advocate for change and innovation within the public relations and marketing industries.
The Startup Marketing Series is a three-part series that will teach you how to market your business from early growth to hockey-stick rise in customers.
We’ll start at the beginning. From minimum viable product (MVP), to major player in an emerging space. You’ll learn through Paul’s experience what it takes to build brand, generate leads, convert leads into sales, and increase customer loyalty.