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october 12-13, 2022 • Detroit

2 full days of premier events to celebrate Michigan’s high-growth tech ecosystem.

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Blog

Speakers

Alexis Alston
Director Corp Partnerships
Lightship Foundation
Mike Duncan
CEO
Bankjoy
Pete Wilkins
Entrepreneur and Author
Hyde Park Angels
Ryan Anderson
VP, Global Insights
MillerKnoll
Dug Song
Co-Founder
Duo Security
Danielle Parker
Founder
Detroit Maid
Danny Ellis
CEO
SkySpecs
Adrian Fortino
Managing Director
Mercury Fund
Steve Robert
CEO
Autobooks
Deeana Ahmed, PhD
VP, Strategy & Gov Relations
Our Next Energy, Inc.
Jason Raznick
CEO
Benzinga
Katie Hall
Founder & CEO
Claira

Day 1

Wednesday • October 12 • 8:00am - 7:00pm
Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks & Keynotes
The Secret to Building a Kickass Business that Improves the World—and You in the Process
(Pete Wilkins, Entrepreneur and Author, Hyde Park Angels)
Panels
The Recession Proof Vertical: Growing a FinTech Company
(Jason Raznick, Steve Roberts, Kevin Heras, Kathleen Craig)
How I'm Doing It: First-Time Founder Hustle
(Danielle Smith Parker, Prashant Salla, Sydney Davis, Brian Olatunji)
Renaissance VC UnDemo Day
NOTE: This is a partner event at Ford Field and separate registration is required to attend. Register for the event here.
Lunch
Behind the Scenes at Michigan’s Top Startups
Hiring trends, opportunities and tips for breaking into tech
(Hosted by Ryan Landau, Founder, Purpose Jobs)
How Apprenticeships can Solve Current and Future Talent Needs
hosted by the Detroit Mayor's Office
University Startup Showcase
Culture Tour of Detroit
City walk with City Institute
Opening Happy Hour
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Day 2

Thursday • October 13 • 8:00am - 7:00pm
Continental Breakfast
Opening Remarks & Keynotes
Looking Forward: A Conversation About the Future of Work
(Ryan Anderson, VP of Global Research and Insights, MillerKnoll)
Panels
The Future is Now: ClimateTech/Energy Innovation
(Danny Ellis, Dr. Deeana Ahmed, Kylee Guenther, Chris Thomas)
Midwest's Best Kept Secret: Michigan HQ Advantage
(Dug Song, Katie Hall, Mykolas Rambus, Mike Duncan)
Black Founders Brunch w/Plain Sight
Venture Competition
non-dilutive funding
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Venture Competition Awards & Tech Week Closing Celebration Party
Ongoing throughout
Laptop Lounge
VIP Lounge

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