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The D-NewTech (DNT) is an 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 include an inspirational guest speaker who have lived the entrepreneurship experience and is giving back. Follow by 4-5 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!

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Upcoming events (2)

2019 A2 Tech Film Showcase (FREE)

Michigan Theater

The A2 Tech Film Showcase is a diverse short film showcase that highlights the consequences of technology. Hosted by Trey Boynton, Duo Security's Diversity & Inclusion Manager. FREE Registration: www.2019a2tfs.eventbrite.com Schedule 5:00pm – 6:00pm : Pre Screening Mixer 6:00pm – 6:30pm : Introductions 6:30pm – 7:30pm : Trailers & Main Program 7:30pm – 9:00pm : Panel Discussion with Filmmakers Food and refreshments will be served! About the Event The A2 Tech Film Showcase is a diverse short film showcase that highlights the consequences of technology. Hosted by Trey Boynton (Diversity & Inclusion Manager, Duo Security) Films: Real Fame (dir: Alaina Escobar & Lauren Kempen) - Online fame leads to a young girl facing an identity crisis. Light of The Bhagavata (dir: Atharva Kharkar) - Light of The Bhagavata is based on a philosophical book that talks about the struggles and conditions of humanity as it progresses. Dani Darling '2:22' (dir: Kaicy) - 2:22 is about a lonely girl's search for meaning in a digital realm. Our feelings and perceptions can legitimize anything, even a phantom love affair. Riding with Aunt D. Dot (dir: Bree Gant) - A young artist takes a bus ride that makes her question reality as several eclectic characters take her to task on where she's going with her life. Miss u, Love (dir: Toko Shiiki) - A confident Japanese woman starts facing her fragile true self through interviews. Great Good Fine Ok 'Change' (dir: Colin Quinn) - In Great Good Fine Ok's music video for "Change" Jon Sandler has to say goodbye to his childhood sweetheart in order to be sent to another planet. The App (dir: Julian Merino) - THE APP' is an application that gives to its customers the steps to achieve happiness. The Sweetening (dir: Grace Rowe) - A woman falls for an avatar in an augmented reality program and it completely upends her life.


WeWork 1001 Woodward Ave

Happy New Year Creators! At the DNewTech meetup, we will be starting with a 30 minute period for networking and following up with 4-5 entrepreneurs pitching/demoing their startup idea. The event is open to tech and non-tech startup founders, funders and followers. Afterward, announcement about community startup events are shared. PIZZA & BEER will be provided. Entrepreneurs: 1. Movatic (www.movatic.co) - Ansgar Strother - One app for all of your mobility needs. 2. Drone Science Company (www.thedronescienceco.com) - Kyla Berry - Unmanned aerial drone system for anyone to fly. 3. FarmaidBot (www.hackster.io/teamato/farmaid-plant-disease-detection-robot-55eeb1) - Alex Polonsky - Plant Disease Detection Autonomous Robot that identifies diseased plants in greenhouse environments. 4. Nature Comes Standard (www.NatureComesStandard.com) - Rich Altherr - An innovative design method that converts biological knowledge into valuable technical knowledge to create innovative sustainable and regenerative products, processes, and systems

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DNewTech Holiday Hash

WeWork 1001 Woodward Ave

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