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Startup Grind Detroit Hosts Joey Joachim (Hello Innovation)

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Joey Joachim, Hello Innovation

Join Joe Joachim, CEO & Founder of Hello Innovation for a candid, no BS fireside chat. Hear first hand how he started from nothing and broke all the rules to create one of Michigan’s fastest growing companies, without investors or debt.

13 years and 100+ employees later, his products touch over 20 million people every month - and Hello Innovation is still growing like crazy. How did he do it?! By being crazy-passionate, questioning everything and kicking conventional wisdom to the curb.

Joe Joachim and his growing portfolio of companies have been featured everywhere from CNN, ABC World News, Fast Company, The New York Times, Business Week, Barbara Walters and more.

Why Attend?

​Learn actionable business advice from a successful entrepreneur that's been there and done it.
Chow down on yummy food, beer & cocktails.
No party is ever complete with out a DJ.
Ping pong, foosball and pop-a-shot anyone?
Awesome prize give-a-ways and free swag are always great excuses.

Location: Hello Innovation, 407 E Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226
Parking Directions: Park in the Miller Parking Lot (entrance on the corner of Brush & Layfayette). Tell the attendant you're a guest of the Hello Innovation Start Up Grind Event.​


7:00 Networking and Food
8:00 Fireside Chat
9:00 Networking

Hosted By Anamarie Sabbagh, Detroit Chapter Director

Anamarie freelances with Coffee of Origin, LLC., ( She asists with the online presence and launching the social media campaigns for the company. She has authored and delivered unique courses that focus on continuing education in the fields of entrepreneurship and small business development. Anamarie speaks several languages, has spoken/performed in four continents and is adept at cross-cultural communications.

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What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (


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