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TechTown Detroit

440 Burroughs St · Detroit, MI

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Proving Grounds Room

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Hello DNT community!

At the DNewTech meetup, we will be starting with a 30 minute period for networking and following up with 3-5 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 & DRINK will be provided.

Guest speaker: Kailash Sundaram of Detroit Venture Partners
We serve as Dan Gilbert's venture capital arm. We back seed and early stage startup teams with the grit, creativity, and passion to tackle and mold opportunity. We look for founders who are creative, disciplined, and trustworthy. Our investments include StockX, 100 Thieves, Bloomscape, Detroit Labs, and Guardhat.

1. Rohit Baddam - The Mural Map Project is a mobile application that seeks to connect users with the beautiful murals of the city of Detroit and hopefully the world one day. (http://muraldisplaydetroit.us-east-1.elasticbeanstalk.com/)

2. Jaired Epps - Founder of BackStreet Bites (www.backstreetbites.com) is a service app to be the solution for your food truck maintenance and repair needs. We will offer quick and easy access to pre-screened professionals for all of their immediate cosmetic and mechanical needs.

3. Valarie Sherr (CEO) & Clara Quandt (COO) - Founder of (www.thewafflegoat.com) - Waffle GOAT doesn't make your everyday waffles. We make bubble waffles: crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, and topped with nearly any topping that you could dream of. With a wide variety of amazing waffles, the tastiest flavors, and a setup perfect for any event, we make sure that each and every one of our waffles are the "Greatest Of All Time" at Waffle GOAT.

4. Parth Patel (CEO & Co-founder) & Kunal Bhatia (CTO & Co-founder) -(www.livefor.io) Founded in 2019, livefor is an early-stage B2B SaaS start-up that strives to provide full transparency and traceability of our efforts in our community; locally, globally & personally. Our vision is to highlight and organize the world's effort towards a better future.

**********And a big THANK YOU to our SPONSOR: **********
KERR RUSSELL (Attorneys and Counselors)
TechTown - (www.TechTownDetroit.org/)
Accelerate4KIDS - Computer Science 4 Every Child (Accelerate4KIDS.org)