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Preparing Detroit Startups For Accelerators. Investment. Revenue.

About

Welcome to Startup Boost Detroit. Our ethos is to lead pre-seed stage startups towards Accelerators, Investment, and/or Revenue (AIR)

Boosting startup success in Detroit with no fee charged and no equity taken!

Startup Boost Detroit is part of a global tech startup pre accelerator program aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment and revenue through a six week part time program.

Program Leaders
Monica Wheat
Startup Boost Detroit Chapter Director, Parallel Ventures, E.I.R. Grand Circus,
Kelly LaPierre
Startup Boost Detroit Chapter Director, Startup Consultant and Advisor
Amanda Lewan
Startup Boost Detroit Chapter Director, Co-founder Bamboo Detroit
Kyle Bazzy
Startup Boost Detroit Chapter Director, Chief Operating Officer at Grand Circus
Venue:

Bamboo Detroit

1420 Washington Blvd.,

#301,

Detroit,

MI 48226

Contact:

detroit@startupboost.org

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Detroit Program

EXPERT SPEAKERS

from recognized experts

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PITCH COACHING

to identify holes in the business and
 hone the startup’s story.

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HANDS-ON MENTORSHIP

to help improve the startups impact.

Week 1: Induction

Meet your cohort, speakers, mentors and get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Week 2: Customer Development

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and getting to the bottom of what they need from your startup and turn these lessons.

Week 3: Pitch And Presentation Skills

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively, clearly and connect with your customers.

Week 4: Market Sizing

Understand how to breakdown markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 5: Building Product that Matters

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators

Get insights into what role accelerators, seed and venture funding may play a role in the future of your startup and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Working with Startup Boost is an exciting way for us to help founders who are looking for a program between a Techstars Startup Weekend and a Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator program. We are excited to partner with them to help entrepreneurs succeed.

David Brown founder and co-CEO of Techstars