Events/Speaker Series

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (application deadline)

Arch Grants Global Startup Competition
Do you have a startup that needs early-stage funding, mentorship, or legal advice? Do you want to be a part of a thriving community of entrepreneurs? Do you want all of this without giving up any equity in your business? Arch Grants provides $50,000 equity-free cash and pro bono support services to innovative startups willing to locate their business to St. Louis. Early applications are due Feb. 28; the final deadline is March 31.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

"Making Value" for America
3-5 p.m., Lurie Engineering Center, 1221 Beal Avenue
Globalization, emerging technology, and new business models are changing the way products and services are conceived, designed, produced, and distributed. Increasingly, business is about "making value," not just "making things." Learn about embracing the future of manufacturing, technology, and work from Lawrence D. Burns, PhD, Professor of Engineering Practice at the College of Engineering.

Monday-Sunday, April 13-19, 2015

Techweek Detroit
Ford Field​

Join thousands of other entrepreneurs, developers, VCs, and techies for a celebration of Detroit tech and innovation. Anyone who helps build, support, or celebrate the tech ecosystem in Detroit is encouraged to learn from top speakers, meet their next cofounder at the Expo or at one of our gatherings, and demo the newest products making waves in Detroit. Details at Techweek​.​