Amanda Lewan shares her passion for promoting businesses in Detroit’s gritty new world rising out of the ashes of bankruptcy. She is co-founder of Bamboo Detroit, a workspace for startups and entrepreneurs at Brush and Gratiot in downtown Detroit. Amanda is also the editor of Michipreneur, an online publication, built to empower entrepreneurs, encourage investment, strengthen small business, and foster talent retention in Michigan. They publish news, resources, events, funding information and more for Michigan startups and businesses.
Detroit was the Silicon Valley of 50 years ago. It was the center of innovation. How do you get the people who left Detroit to come back here? It really is all about talent. STEVE CASE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, REVOLUTION LLC
David Kirskpatrick, founder of Techonomy talks about the upcoming Techonomy Detroit on Sept. 16 and what he …
That same spirit drives TedX Detroit ,the gathering of “…the area’s leading creators, catalysts, entrepreneurs, artists, technologists, designers, scientists, thinkers and doers on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 to share what they are most passionate about – positive ideas for the world from Detroit.”
Charlie Wollborg, along with a few cool friends, helped bring the acclaimed TED conference to Michigan in the form of TEDxDetroit.
Valerie Sobczak, is the curator of TEDx Labs extra geeky gadget tech & art expo.
Weekly feature with Mike Brennan, editor and publisher of MiTechNews.com, highlighting technology headlines from Michigan and around the world that impact of our state’s growing high tech sector. This MiTechNews report with Mike Brennan is brought to you by Mophie.Com, the maker of the iPhone juice pack, and the Engineering Society of Detroit, representing 16,000 engineers in Southeast Michigan.