Events

Upcoming Events

Community Event Thursday September 30

Toast of the Town

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Techtown Detroit's 6th Annual

Community Event Friday October 1

Ann Arbor SPARK's a2tech360

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October 1st - 8th. This week of events celebrates Ann Arbor’s spirit of innovation through experiences, conversations, and connections that strengthen and expand the region’s vibrant ecosystem. Entrepreneurs, researchers, investors, businesses, academic institutions, non-profits, job seekers, and the general public are all welcome to join.

ID Ventures Participation Tuesday October 5

Ann Arbor Mobility Summit Panel: Charting Your Funding Strategy for a Mobility Startup

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Investors discuss their funding strategy for early stage mobility companies and share advice on how pre-revenue companies could position themselves when looking for seed investment.

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The Challenges of Selling Market Disruption

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Financial Reporting that Drives Results

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Finding Work-Life Balance as an Entrepreneur

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Past Events

Community Event Thursday September 23, 2021

Take the Entrepreneurial Leap with Gino Wickman

Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Join us on September 23rd at 12:00pm ET for a one-hour webinar with Gino Wickman, founder of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) and author of Entrepreneurial Leap, where Gino will share what he has learned through working with thousands of entrepreneurs.

Community Event Tuesday September 14, 2021

What CEOs Need to Know About Building a Sales Culture

They say culture eats strategy for breakfast, so how do you develop a company culture that generates business growth? One important step is hiring the right sales team – one that will inspire a sales-focused culture to meet your revenue targets. In this event, you’ll learn how to hire the right team members and develop a sales culture at your company.

Community Event Friday September 10, 2021

Google Developers Founder Fridays

HOT TOPIC ALERT! Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent for your startup

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday September 9, 2021

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday August 19, 2021

The 5 Stages of CEO Evolution

Community Event Thursday August 12, 2021

Startup Detroit Open Pitch Night

Community Event Thursday July 8, 2021

Startup Detroit Open Pitch Night

Community Event Thursday June 24, 2021

Foundations of Operational Excellence Part Two: Problem Solving and Process Improvement

Community Event Tuesday June 22, 2021

Unleashing the Power of Stage Marketing on Zoom

ID Ventures Participation Monday June 21, 2021

Fostering Innovation and the Growth of Entrepreneurship

Community Event Thursday June 17, 2021

NIH Academic Grants

ID Ventures Participation Thursday June 17, 2021

How to Impress Investors with Your Startup's Traction

NEF Presentation and Panel Discussion

Community Event Wednesday June 16, 2021

Managing Your Mental Health as an Entrepreneur

Community Event Wednesday June 16, 2021

ABC's of SBIR/STTR

Community Event Wednesday June 16, 2021

Michigan Medical Device Summit

The Michigan Medical Device Summit is a gathering of thought leaders, innovators, providers, and change-makers to discuss critical issues facing the state’s medical technology sector.

Community Event Tuesday June 15, 2021

Hustle and Deal Flow

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday June 10, 2021

Strategy Development, Communications and Execution

Community Event Thursday June 10, 2021

Startup Detroit Open Pitch Night

Community Event Wednesday June 9, 2021

Michigan Forum for Digital Health

Intersecting Research, Big Data, AI and Care Management: The Future of Healthcare if Digital

Community Event Thursday June 3, 2021

Foundation of Operational Excellence Part I: Strategic Planning

Community Event Tuesday June 1, 2021

Structuring a Sales Meeting on Zoom

Community Event Tuesday May 25, 2021

Michigan Medical Device Summit

Advancing Healthcare and Improving Lives Through Medical Technology

Community Event Tuesday May 25, 2021

Mental Wellbeing in the Startup Workplace

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday May 20, 2021

Biggest and Most Costly Entrepreneurial Challenges

ID Ventures Participation Thursday May 20, 2021

NEF Showcase and Pitch Pit

Community Event Wednesday May 19, 2021

Venture Capital Panel Discussion (mobility focused)

Community Event Wednesday May 19, 2021

From Founder to Successful Startup CEO

Community Event Wednesday May 19, 2021

NIH Proposal Preparation Training with BBC etc.

Community Event Tuesday May 18, 2021

Google I/O 2021

Connect with developers from around the world at this year’s virtual Google I/O for thoughtful discussions, hands-on learning with Google experts, and a first look at our latest developer products.

Community Event Thursday May 13, 2021

MAY STARTUP DETROIT OPEN PITCH NIGHT

Pitches and community updates from the Detroit Startup Community.

Community Event Wednesday May 12, 2021

Start Studio Spring 2021 Virtual Showcase

Community Event Wednesday May 12, 2021

NSF and NVCA: Invention to Impact

ID Ventures Participation Wednesday May 12, 2021

ID Ventures Principal, Ben Bernstein on The Cackle

Community Event Tuesday May 11, 2021

Creating a Killer Sales Presentation on Zoom

ID Ventures Participation Tuesday April 27, 2021

InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum

InvestMidwest highlights startups in the Midwest region with the most promise for success that are currently seeking Series A or B funding of $1M to $20M. The conference provides an ideal opportunity for entrepreneurs to raise capital and all attendees to make new connections.

Community Event Wednesday April 21, 2021

Introduction to Google Data Studio

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Community Event Tuesday April 20, 2021

Michigan Celebrates Angels

Investing in Michigan's Future

Community Event Thursday April 15, 2021

How to Impress Investors with your Business Plan Financials

Online Panel Discussion with New Enterprise Forum (NEF)

ID Ventures Participation Thursday April 15, 2021

TechCrunch City Spotlight - Detroit

Community Event Tuesday April 13, 2021

Midwest Startup and Tech Virtual Career Fair: Best Places to Work

On April 13th, we're teaming up with Hyde Park Venture Partners to bring together the Midwest's best startups and tech companies to work at and the region's top talent. If you're looking for a job, or looking to grow your team this year, join us!

Community Event Monday April 12, 2021

Reimagining Cloud

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Community Event Thursday April 8, 2021

APRIL STARTUP DETROIT OPEN PITCH NIGHT

Pitches and community updates from the Detroit Startup Community.

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday April 8, 2021

Using Mentors - Thing Mentors Wish Mentees Knew

Community Event Wednesday April 7, 2021

Reach More Users with Google Ads Network

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Community Event Monday March 29, 2021

Popular Cloud Tools for Startups

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday March 25, 2021

Utilizing Flexible Talent to Transform your Current Workforce Model

Learn how you can increase the life expectancy and change-readiness of your organization with flexible talent.

Community Event Wednesday March 24, 2021

Introduction to Google Tag Manager

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

ID Ventures Participation Thursday March 18, 2021

New Enterprise Forum Showcase and Pitch Pit

New Enterprise Forum invites anyone interested in entrepreneurship to join us for an ONLINE Forum Meeting.  Join us  to ask questions, keep pace with local entrepreneurs, and connect with people who support the local start-up community.

Community Event Wednesday March 17, 2021

Starting Up in the MI

How many entrepreneurs can we fit into a virtual room? This Official SXSW event is going to try to find out. Connect with founders from around the state (and beyond) and network.

Community Event Wednesday March 17, 2021

How to Advertise on YouTube

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Community Event Wednesday March 17, 2021

Healthcare Burnout and How to Address It

The pandemic has laid siege to people all over the world, including healthcare workers. These essential employees are experiencing extreme working conditions and, as a result, are facing stress and trauma from burnout.

Community Event Tuesday March 16, 2021

Breaking Barriers in Venture Capital

Meet some of Michigan's fantastic founders. From Seed Stage to Series B, these founders will share their story starting up and raising capital during the ups and downs of an unprecedented year.

Community Event Tuesday March 16, 2021

SXSW Online and Michigan House

CONNECTING MICHIGAN TO A NETWORK OF CREATIVES AND INNOVATORS

Community Event Monday March 15, 2021

Google Cloud Basics and Best Practices

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday March 11, 2021

Implementing OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) that Improve Performance

Community Event Thursday March 11, 2021

Startup Detroit Open Pitch Night

Join Detroit's growing startup community for our monthly Startup Detroit Pitch Night.

This is great way to connect to connect to Detroit's growing startup community. Anyone launching a new product or technology is invited to share and present.

Community Event Tuesday March 9, 2021

Desai Accelerator Demo Day

Desai Accelerator is hosting our annual Demo Day, this time with a virtual twist. Over the past ten months, the five companies in our program have worked extremely hard to develop their businesses. Countless meetings with mentors, speakers, investors, and the Desai team have supported their journey to be sustainable and successful businesses.

Community Event Wednesday March 3, 2021

How to get your Website Found on Google Search

Startup School is a set of practical hands-on trainings to advance founders and their teams by providing them with tools and skills growing startups need. The highly interactive sessions cover a range of topics varying from digital marketing, product specific knowledge to business strategy. They are delivered live to a small group of startup founders and employees by professional trainers, Google experts, and industry specialists. 

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday February 11, 2021

How to Implement a Land and Expand Sales Strategy

One of the best ways to get your first several customers is to use the Land and Expand strategy. But most organizations simply do not execute Land and Expand properly. This webinar will help insure that this critical strategy works for your business.

Hosted by ID Ventures Thursday January 14, 2021

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