Michigan Technology News and Entrepreneurs

MCWT, Diva Tech Talk Updates Provided By Kathleen Norton-Schock

ROYAL OAK - Kathleen Norton-Schock joins Matt and Mike for her monthly update on the Michigan Council of Women in Technology and her own podcast, Diva Tech Talk with Nicole Scheffler. Kathleen Norton-Schock  To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/e167-kathleen-norton-schock  

By |2019-04-19T11:13:02-04:00April 19th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

How To Pitch An Angel Investor: Mi Padrino CEO Interview

ROYAL OAK - Tember Shea, portfolio manager at Invest Detroit Ventures, talks about her panel at IoT Tech Connect that teaches entrepreneurs how to pitch Angel Investors. She also interviews the founder of one of her portfolio companies, Kimberly Gamez, Founder & CEO of Mi Padrino, an event planning service to help parents and families

By |2019-04-15T18:19:14-04:00April 14th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Panel Discussion: The New Business Of Cannabis, Hemp, CBD In Michigan

DETROIT - The legalization of recreational marijuana by Michigan voters last November created a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs to build legitimate businesses in cannabis products and services. On April 29, a group of these entrepreneurs will offer advice on how anyone can get involved in the New Business of Cannabis In Michigan. A panel discussion

By |2019-04-18T14:32:55-04:00April 10th, 2019|Entrepreneurs|

IoT Tech Connect Panel: How To Pitch An Angel Investor

ROYAL OAK - If you are an entrepreneur, how do you pitch an Angel Investor? That will be the topic of a panel discussion April 29 during IoT Tech Connect. On that panel will be Lauren Hoffman from Woodward Angels and Rock Ventures. She is joined on this podcast by Grand Angels President Tim Parker.

By |2019-04-07T16:43:41-04:00April 7th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

IoT Tech Connect Panel: Getting Better Connected – Social Media Business Promotion Secrets Revealed

ROYAL OAK - Motor City Connect Founder Terry Bean will moderate a panel discussion during IoT Tech Connect on April 29 at the Michigan Science Center called "Getting better connected - how local entrepreneurs are using social media to extend their reach, grow their brand and increase profits." Terry Bean Panelists include: Tom Lawrence, Lawrence

By |2019-04-07T16:22:39-04:00April 7th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Benzinga, Skyhook In New Deal For Location Data

DETROIT—The Detroit-based financial information services provider Benzinga announced a collaboration with Skyhook, a consumer location data analytics provider, to deliver its geolocational datasets. The product will be based on venue locations and the number of consumer visits that are seen at those respective venues. Boston-based Skyhook uses a combination of GPS and cell phone data to track the location and behaviors of consumers through

By |2019-04-04T19:20:22-04:00April 4th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, ESD|

IoT Tech Connect Tracks Explained: IoT 101, Angel Investors, Social Media, Futuristic 3D Technology

ROYAL OAK – On M2 Techcast April 1 the focus is on the IoT Tech Connect Conference April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Mike Brennan, co-host of M2 Techcast, is co-producer of the day-long event that will highlight IoT in Southeast Michigan. Rick Beckers, the other event co-producer, will discuss two of the tracks

By |2019-04-03T16:53:48-04:00April 1st, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT|

StartupNation CEO Sloan To Help Judge China-Government Backed InnoSTARS Competition

DETROIT - Jeff Sloan, Co-Founder and CEO of StartupNation, has agreed to help judge the China-government backed InnoSTARS competition April 29 at the Michigan Science Center. Deadline to apply is April 15. StartupNation attracts, inspires and empowers aspiring entrepreneurs by providing the knowledge and resources necessary to start a business. From dreaming to doing, we

By |2019-04-02T20:10:34-04:00March 31st, 2019|Entrepreneurs, IoT|

Akeel Develops MaxFit All-In-One-Gym At LTU’s Centrepolis Accelerator

ROYAL OAK - Nezar Akeel, creator and Founder of MaxFit, explains his All-In-One gym product on this segment of M2 Techcast. He’s working with the Lawrence Technological University’s Centrepolis Accelerator. He's also launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund commercialization of his athletic training product. Nezar Akeel More at http://www.maxfitpro.com To listen, click on https://soundcloud.com/mike-brennan-841872555/maxfit-all-in-one-gym-with-nezar-akeel  

By |2019-03-30T15:39:53-04:00March 30th, 2019|Entrepreneurs, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

Detroit Tech Watch Software Event Coming To TechTown June 29

DETROIT—The organizers behind the Detroit DevDay software development conference are rolling out a new event, Detroit Tech Watch 1.0, to be held June 29 at TechTown. Ir will feature talks on the future of software development, including talks about the Pony Language and Flutter, along with Crystal, Julia, ReasonML and other new languages and software development concepts. Early bird tickets to the event

By |2019-03-28T17:49:03-04:00March 28th, 2019|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs, Software|