What we're about

Since 2010, D-NewTech (DNT), a robust organization that provides resources and networking opportunities for the Detroit and SE Michigan startup community. DNT host monthly meetup events that encourages and highlights the entrepreneurship startups in the region. In addition, we collaborate with other organizations to provide meaningful events that will support entrepreneurs. We welcome members from any school, sector, or industry function (e.g. entrepreneurs, technologists, investors, lawyers, marketers, students, bloggers, etc.) interested in local high-tech or non-tech startups.
"Our main event includes an inspirational guest speaker who has lived the entrepreneurship experience and is giving back. Followed by 3-5 startup companies with 5 minutes to present and 5 minutes for Q & A, then open announcements and networking. The meetup takes place on the first Wednesday of each month."
E-mail ttran@dnewtech.org if you'd like to present or sponsor!
Please see our message board for jobs, events, and other opportunities!
Twitter: @dnewtech
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCP0kqX7-Ixy8aIXuc-HMneg

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DNewTech-June 2022

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Hello DNT community!

Join us for our DNT ONSITE meetup!! (Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
Hope to see you soon! Please RSVP and support our DNTers'!

Special shout out to our sponsors VELN | Collider and our community supporter 1Million Cups Metro Detroit!

Community announcement: AccelerateKID, a startup that teaches K-12 about Entrepreneurship + TechEd is looking to hire Impact Instructors.

We welcome our featured entrepreneurs for an evening of pitch presentations, community conversation, and networking.

  1. Beth Hussey, CEO - Shifty - a knowledge-based app that empowers trainers and provides them with the proper tools to effectively train servers and bartenders. In her 30 years of successful experience bringing award-winning restaurant concepts to market, Beth has been responsible for leading the concept, design, build and growth of award winning ventures such as One-Eyed Betty’s and Pop’s for Italian. and her current and most recent success, Hazel’s in Downtown Birmingham. (https://www.shiftyinc.com )
  2. Michelle Tran Maryns, Founder and CEO at We Sparkle Co. - We Sparkle is building a stronger + more inclusive economy by equipping underestimated entrepreneurs with the AI-powered tools they need to succeed. Our suite of software tools (Sparkle Site, Scheduler, and Assistant) help small business owners save time + increase sales. Sparkle Site makes it easy for a business to display its products/services for sale, Sparkle Scheduler makes it easy for clients to book meetings or appointments, and the Sparkle Assistant is a digital executive assistant that leverages AI to answer FAQs from clients and complete other administrative/marketing tasks.(https://www.wesparkle.co)
  3. Kyle Bartell, Co-founder at Sit On It Detroit (SOID) specializes in providing public transit goers the ability to sit comfortably and read while waiting for the bus throughout the city of Detroit. This is accomplished by utilizing reclaimed wood – and intentionally designing half of the benches created to be able to store books and common essentials. (https://soidetroit.com/)

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DNewTech-May 2022

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