• DNewTech

    Altimetrik Collider

    Hello DNT community!

    Join us for our DNT onsite meetup!! (Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
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    Zoom Meeting
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96833536273?pwd=VG1DWXVBa1FTUGRiVXpOZ1JnNTJkUT09

    Meeting ID:[masked]
    Passcode: dnt20

    Community Update:
    Job posting: LTU - Director of Engineering Entrepreneurship
    (https://www.ltu.edu/human_resources/jobpostings.asp?_job=573&_sid=137)

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

    1) Burgess and Traci Foster, Owners - MIDIGITEL is a tech start-up launched in 2018 that focuses on the multi-billion dollar cell phone accessories niche. The firm has successfully pivoted to the UVC products to leverage threats in the economy, to wit, the PANDEMIC, our firm's goal is to highlight b2b wholesale and direct consumer sales via our website. Our firm won the QVC national competition "Big Find/Big Ticket" and is scheduled to appear on their shopping channel in February of 2022. (WWW.MIDIGITEL.COM)

    2) Angela Whitfield, CEO - Cherry Monkey is a 100% African American female owned business, and we’re proud to present our high-end, plant-based, eco-friendly products to enhance the lifestyles of kids and potty-trainers across the globe. (www.cherrymonkeys.com/)

    3) Simone Lyons, CEO & CoFounder, Pretty Lovely Organics
    We are an Organic hair care company located in the state of Michigan. We offer our clients a follicle nourishment system, which includes shampoo & conditioner, hair butter, hair custard, & hair oil. It is formulated to promote a healthy scalp & follicle for the overall wellness of our hair. (www.PrettyLovelyOrganics.com)

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  • DNewTech

    Altimetrik Collider

    Hello DNT community!

    Join us for our DNT onsite meetup!! (Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
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    Zoom Meeting
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96833536273?pwd=VG1DWXVBa1FTUGRiVXpOZ1JnNTJkUT09

    Meeting ID:[masked]
    Passcode: dnt20

    Community Update:
    *** Collecting gifts for ToysForTots! ***

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

    1) Legacy Shave - Mike and Dave, Founders - THE NEXT EVOLUTION IN SHAVING IS HERE (https://legacyshave.com/our-story/)

    2) Heiroom - Chris Budnik, CEO - Heiroom is the next generation social media for families no matter how many miles they live apart.

    3) Meknology - Daniel Hodges, CEO - creates technical solutions inspired by issues of social justice, sustainability, and circular economy.

    4) KCI-MEDIA7 - Karl J. Wood, CEO - Visualize automotive products using augmented reality with the ARA app

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  • DNewTech

    Online event

    Hello DNT community!

    Join us for our DNT virtual meetup!! (1st Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
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    Zoom Meeting
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96833536273?pwd=VG1DWXVBa1FTUGRiVXpOZ1JnNTJkUT09

    Meeting ID:[masked]
    Passcode: dnt20

    Community Update:
    TBA

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

    1) Stephen j. Kontos, Founder & Lead IP Attorney
    PATENTXP PLLC Intellectual Property Law Firm is now part of VELN
    Leveraging my experience as outside intellectual property counsel to some of the largest companies in the world, I help in-house IP teams, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and startup founders strategically protect intellectual property that furthers business goals. (www.velnlegal.com)

    2) Kwaku Osei, CEO of Farmacy Food
    Farmacy Food is a healthy food startup that takes the “Let food be thy medicine” quote literally and creates tasty meals around people's dietary needs. (www.farmacyfood.com)

    3) Sola Obayan, Founder at BTO Solutions
    A digital marketing consultancy. Her team works primarily on projects and with brands that are leveraging technology to minimize or alleviate human pain and suffering.

    4) Armando Arteaga, Founder @ ToDoolie
    The online marketplace connecting local students with their neighbors to help around the house and get paid. Grew the business from conception to now having raised $1 million in funding. (www.todoolie.com/)

  • DNewTech

    Online event

    Hello DNT community!

    Join us for our DNT virtual meetup!! (1st Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
    RSVP now to receive the Zoom meeting password!!!
    Share on social media to build community!!!

    Zoom Meeting
    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/96833536273?pwd=VG1DWXVBa1FTUGRiVXpOZ1JnNTJkUT09

    Meeting ID:[masked]
    Passcode: dnt20

    Community Update:
    TBA

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

    1) Marshall Downs, Co-Founder at Sitedropp
    Sitedropp is an on-demand delivery platform bringing your project materials directly to your location, We save you time and money with reliable results.

    2) Felisha Rodriguez, CurlCase® by Wear YourCurls
    It is currently a 5-star rated hair care product that truly removes lengthy morning hair routines from your schedule. So many have told me that they now wear their hair naturally curly because of the CurlCase. You style your hair once and are able to wear the style for days.

    3) Cliff Veach, Director / Strategic Development, DEAF-Tech Solutions
    Empowering families of deaf children to create their own environment for success.

    4) Bill Crose, Pythia by Adyton
    Adyton's mission is to create competitive advantages for its business partners and their clients through learning and technology.

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  • DNewTech

    Online event

    Hello DNT community!

    Join us for our DNT virtual meetup!! (1st Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
    RSVP now to receive the Zoom meeting password!!! Share on social media to build community!!!

    Thank you to our SPONSORS:
    > PATENT XP (Thank you, Stephen J. Kontos!) - https://patentxp.com/
    > COLLIDER DETROIT (Special shout out to Jacob E. Smith for making this happen!) https://collider.altimetrik.com/

    COMMUNITY UPDATES:
    From Collider Detroit: "The Altimetrik Collider is a hub for tech innovators and problem-solvers in Detroit and beyond. We're excited to host future D-NewTech meetups at their space in downtown Detroit. More info at colliderdetroit.com, and be sure to check out their next MIND SMASH, a monthly gathering of Detroit's brightest tech brains, on Sept. 16."

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

    1) Chinonye Akunne, MPH, Co-Founder, CEO of ILERA Apothecary
    (https://ileraapothecary.com)
    Founded in 2015 for people with dry skin due to aging, eczema and the environment who want to feel confident in their skin, ILERA Apothecary is the key to smooth healthy skin, elimination of scars and prevention of stretch marks using naturally derived, sustainable and effective ingredients.

    2) Kai Cui, Creator of Carbon Tag
    (https://carbontag.webflow.io)
    Millennial and Gen-Z consumers want to live an eco-friendly lifestyle and are actively looking for sustainable products that have a less environmental impact. This process can be very frustrating for a lack of information and transparency. Carbon Tag calculates the carbon footprint of the product and other environmental measurement metrics so that you can live eco-friendly with confidence and responsibility.

    3) Steven Lenon, Vert9 Drone Services
    (https://www.vert9.com)
    Vert9 Videography and Drone services. Vert9 is a specially designed team of experienced professionals vetted through an extensive program to ensure the highest of quality when it comes to production. Anything from video on the ground, in the water or in the sky, Vert9 is more than capable.

    4) Autumn Kyles, CEO of Detroit Dough & Founder of Proxie
    (https://eatdetroitdough.com/about-us/)
    Proxie is a small business technical assistance firm that bridges the gap between business resources and diverse entrepreneurs. We work with several non-profits and small business support organizations to administer business strategy and support services to deserving BIPOC and women entrepreneurs in the metro Detroit area and beyond. Additionally, our Instagram community is 1700+ strong with Black women entrepreneurs from across the country.

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  • DNewTech

    TechTown Detroit

    Hello DNT community!

    Come join us this August in-person at TechTown!

    We will have a Fireside Chat with our very own Detroit native, Monica Wheat, from Venture Catalysts!

    Monica Wheat is a Strategist, Educator, Investor, and Venture Developer. Monica is Managing Director of the Techstars Equitech Accelerator and Founder and Executive Director of Venture Catalysts, a non-profit venture and ecosystem development group focused on investor/founder/funder deals and large-scale entrepreneurial initiatives for over 45,000 attendees.

    Our moderator will be Ryan Landau founder of Purpose Jobs.
    Ryan Landau is the founder of Purpose Jobs, the Midwest’s largest startup and tech community. Purpose Jobs connects talent with purpose-driven startups based on skills, experience and culture contribution. The platform is centered around community, education, culture and purpose. Ryan is passionate about helping people connect, do good things and come together in this growing Midwest startup community.

    Agenda:
    6:00 - 6:30 - Networking
    6:30 - 7:30
    - DNT introduction with Micah Sanders
    - Fireside Chat with Ryan Landau and Monica Wheat
    7:30 - Closing remarks

    Venture Catalysts: https://www.venturecatalysts.co
    Purpose Jobs: https://www.purpose.jobs/

    Invite your colleagues and friends. Save your spot now and come show your support! RSVP is required.

    With sincere regards, ~ TEAM Detroit New Tech

    *****Please read this Note from TechTown Staff:
    Note that the visitor/guest policy will apply to all attendees (we're asking that all event organizers relay this information to their guests/attendees in advance):

    Anyone who has traveled in the last 30 days from countries currently considered by the CDC to be Level 3 or Level 2 risk is asked not to attend our programming/events in our facility.
    Anyone experiencing any symptoms related to a respiratory illness is asked not to attend our programming until their symptoms have cleared.
    All visitors must sign in at the front desk (to provide us with a better record of who has been in our space in the event of a local confirmed case).
    Tenants/members/visitors are asked to adhere to posted social etiquette guidelines.

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  • DNewTech

    Online event

    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.

    The July DNewTech meetup will be virtual. We will return to in-person starting August 2021.

    Join us for our DNT virtual meetup!! (1st Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
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    Community Update:
    TBA

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

    Guest speaker:
    Kiana Wenzell, Director of Culture & Community | Design Core Detroit
    Design Core Detroit champions design-driven businesses and their role in strengthening Detroit’s economy.

    1) Theresa Smith | CEO | Ola Filter Corporation
    At Ola Filter, we’re on a mission to do one simple thing: Make a product that people need, sold in stores where they shop and at a price they can afford.
    (https://www.olafilter.com//

    2) Eric Martin | Co-Founder | MONSTR Sense
    Advancing imaging and spectroscopy technology
    (https://monstrsense.com)

    3) (TBD) Alexis Matteson | Co-founder | Plain Sight
    Creating meaningful connections in shared spaces.
    (https://www.linkedin.com/company/plain-sight-app/)

  • May Meets DNewTech

    Online event

    Join us for our DNT virtual meetup!! (1st Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
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    Community Update:
    TBA

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

    Guest speaker:
    Dawn Bates, Capital Strategist | TechTown Detroit

    1) Emanuel Upshaw | CEO | EK3 Productions
    The Emanuel Show is geared toward telling the stories of those unsung heros, motivators, movers and shakers in today's society.
    (https://www.facebook.com/theemanuelshow)
    http://www.theemanuelshow.com/

    2) Matthew Lichtinger and Jonathan Lin | Founders | Slide
    Slide is the quickest way to share your phone number and social media with others, without handing your phone to someone or waiting for them to read off their numbers and/or usernames. Now you can simply Slide them your profile and they’ll have it all. You can even add multiple links for each platform, perfect for sending your personal socials in addition to those of your business, student org, or anything else!
    (https://slideapp.dev)

    3) Ryan Meitl | Co-Founder | Rivet (Rivet Work Inc.)
    Rivet (Rivet Work Inc.) is a Detroit-based startup founded in 2020 working on the digital tools that connect people, work and skills. The Rivet team is inspired by America’s trade unions and skilled laborers and have years of experience working with them in the electrical, automotive and IoT industries.
    (https://www.rivet.work/about/)

  • April Meets DNewTech

    Online event

    Join us for our DNT virtual meetup!! (1st Wednesdays; 7-8:30p EST)
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    Community Update:
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    We welcome our featured entrepreneurs for an evening of pitch presentations, community conversation, and networking.

    Guest speaker:
    Peggy Kachevas, our Pathway Director | TechElevator

    1) Mark Masters | CEO | Mark Masters Comedy
    Mark Masters Comedy puts on a weekly online show called Comedy Test Kitchen that is free and thirty minutes every Friday, a longer Vail Comedy Show every Third Thursday and private curated shows in living rooms and offices around the country. Mark Masters is Colorado's 2nd cleanest comedian. He is an expert in the health benefits of laughter because he has spoken on that topic to Rotary Clubs and Better Business Bureaus and even an obscure single's Meetup group. (https://www.markmasters.co)

    2) Camilla Rice | CEO | Luxury Organic & Vegan Skin Care
    We are family-owned providing luxury vegan & organic skin care. Our son suffering from eczema inspired the creation of our skin care line. We will cleanse, moisturize, and care for your skin like a member of our family. (www.greenolivesoaps.com) - Facebook followers - 5,957 people follow this

    3) Sam Pierce Lolla | Founder | Shuffleboard
    Interactive sticky notes for remote meetings and workshops. Ideal for people who have a lot of meetings, gather lots of feedback, and share group decisions. Shuffleboard lets you collect open-ended responses, set timers, take votes, and print instant meeting notes. (https://getshuffleboard.com/)

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  • April Meets DNewTech

    Online event

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