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November 2022 TechTown Detroit Newsletter

Michigan Business Network
November 24, 2022 12:00 PM


Start Studio Discovery Showcase is Dec. 14

Join us as we celebrate Detroit tech founders during the virtualStart Studio Discovery Showcase on Wednesday, Dec. 14! 

Cohort members will share their innovative tech-based business ideas with a panel of experts listening in. And YOU will get to help crown the People’s Choice Award winner! Public voting will open prior to the event.



Who will you celebrate on Small Business Saturday?

Small Business Saturday is a day to not just make a purchase at a small business, but a day to celebrate all they represent to us. We encourage you to shop local this holiday season and support independent businesses and TechTown alumni across Detroit. Explore our latest blog for retail suggestions for all of the fashion, food and experience gifts on your shopping list!


Learn about angel investing at final information session of 2022

TechTown is hosting a Catalyst Angel Program Information Session on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 12 - 1 p.m. EST. Hear from cohort members and program partners, and learn about the vision for the program in 2023.

Participants of the Catalyst Angel Program have the opportunity to maximize investment strategy and expand capital in the ecosystem with the goal of creating economic opportunities for startup companies. Learn more about the program here.


Building Business Podcast with Retail Strategist Christina Devlin

Brick-and-mortar retail is not dead. Christina Devlin, retail strategist at TechTown, discusses the growth of brick-and-mortar businesses in the face of online stores and COVID-19 on our latest podcast episode. She also shares tips and strategies for retailers to prepare for the holiday shopping season.


Upcoming events

Coworking Drop-in Day: NEW DATES ADDED

Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14 | 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

TechTown has three FREE Drop-in Days coming up. Sign up to familiarize yourself with our coworking space — without any commitment. Guests will be offered a tour of our facilities and will have access to a full suite of amenities.

The Holiday SHOP @ TechTown Detroit

Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14  | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for a special holiday edition of The SHOP retail pop-up, taking place in-person at TechTown Detroit. This is the perfect opportunity to check items off your shopping list and support local small businesses!


TechTown spotlight

DeWayne Williams

Catalyst Angel Program participant

DeWayne is a technologist, angel investor and participant of TechTown's Catalyst Angel Program. He said one of the reasons he joined the program is because it's "focused on getting more people from underrepresented communities involved in angel investing."


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