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Tomorrow Tour Detroit

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Thursday, March 10 2016 5:00 PM 7:30 PM
 
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Entrepreneurship communities are booming in cities across the country.

To better understand why and how, join us for the Tomorrow Tour, a multi-city event and reporting series organized by local tech news site Technical.ly and Comcast NBCUniversal, which is coming to Detroit on Thursday, March 10.

The FREE evening discussion will feature food, drink and conversations about how Detroit fits into the national conversation on entrepreneurship and local economy reinvention. Find Technical.ly coverage of the Detroit community here and a list of prominent Detroit tech leaders soon. 

The evening roundtable and networking is event focused on where tech and entrepreneurship goes next, as part of a seven-city U.S. tour of innovation clusters.

Agenda:

5:00pm-6:00pm: Registration and Networking Happy Hour

6:00pm: Welcome by Christopher Wink of Technical.ly

6:00pm-6:30pm: Keynote: Kelly Hoey, angel investor, Inc columnist and CNBC contributor

6:30pm-7:00pm: Roundtable Discussion: Detroit's position in national entrepreneurship and local tech community-development trends

  • Jessica Robinson is Implementation Manager at Techstars Detroit, and is currently completing open-source MBA level coursework with a focus in innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Stella Safari is a 2013 Venture for America Fellow and the CEO of Startup Effect. In October 2015, she became Director of Ponyride.org.
  • Niles Heron is co-founder and chief business development officer of Michigan Funders
  • Jason Raznick is an entrepreneur and the founder of Benzinga, a financial media company based out of Metro Detroit.