Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
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When
NOVEMBER 2019
Where
TO BE ANNOUNCED




The Investor Event of the Year
Accelerate Michigan has been highlighted as one of the premier events in the Great Lakes region for high-growth companies & venture investors. Awarding up yo $1,000,000 in cash & in-kind prizes, the Competition attracts more than 200 company applications annually and will push 36 companies through to the Semi-Final Pitches on November 16th to compete for the $500,000 Grand Prize among other prizes. Accelerate Michigan generates great exposure for elite companies through partnerships with prominent North American investors, venture-focused publications & quality accelerator programs. This competition is often regarded as THE launchpad for Great Lakes startups!
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Investor Judges

Accelerate Michigan works with regional venture capital firms & entrepreneurial support organizations to screen, mentor and judge competing companies for the $500,000 Grand Prize.

Our 2017 Investor Judges
Students
Accelerate Michigan has partnered with Spartan Innovations to host a student-centric pitch competition that will award $21,000 in cash prizes to the top student-led businesses across the state.
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November 16, 2017
Each year Accelerate Michigan attracts more than 500 attendees from across the region and awards more than $1,000,000 in cash & in-kind prizes. This is by far one of the most exciting venture-focused events in the state of Michigan, stay tuned for additional updates on the program, companies, investor judges & more!

Partners

Accelerate Michigan would not exist without the generosity of its private, foundation, and public partners. Through their vision of a new Michigan with a fast growing tech economy, we are able to bring this amazing event each year.

PRESENTING PARTNER
GROUNDBREAKER SPONSOR
INFLUENCER SPONSOR
GALA SPONSOR
RECEPTION SPONSOR
ACCELERATOR SPONSOR
INCUBATOR SPONSOR
INNOVATOR SPONSOR
STUDENT ACCELERATE
MEDIA PARTNER