DTX Launch Detroit applications now open

DTX Launch Detroit is an intensive 10-week summer accelerator for college students and recent graduates aspiring to launch a technology startup.

Participants will receive a stipend of $2,500 per individual, or up to $7,500 per venture team, to test out their entrepreneurial dreams.

The program covers:

  • Designing, testing and evaluating the value proposition
  • Finding the right product or market fit
  • Developing a business model canvas
  • Conducting customer discovery
  • Team building
  • Pitch coaching
  • Subject matter expert speakers

In order to be eligible for the program, participants must be undergraduate and graduate students, or recent graduates from any Michigan college or university, seeking to launch a technology-based business.

Additionally, teams of at least two people are required, and participants must be able to maintain a full commitment to the 10-week program.

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 program through April 7. If interested, click here.

TechTown Detroit will be hosting two information sessions about the program. They will be held on Feb. 21 and March 22. Refreshments will be provided. To register for the information sessions, click here.

About DTX Launch Detroit

DTX Launch Detroit is a program of the Detroit Technology Exchange, a programmatic partnership between TechTown Detroit, the Detroit Creative Corridor Center, Grand Circus, the Henry Ford Innovation Institute, Invest Detroit, and NextEnergy, is designed to recruit and groom talent for tech entrepreneurship opportunities and convert innovative technologies into Detroit-based startups. It is supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s Michigan Strategic Fund and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan.