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WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY?

WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY? 2010 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner 2011 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner 2012 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner 2013 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner 2014 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner 2015 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner


WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY: Varsity News Network / 2013 Winner

WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY? 2013 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner Company Profile: Founded – 2011 Location – Grand Rapids, MI Employees – 71 Total Fundraised – $10.6M Leadership – Ryan Vaughn, CEO Varsity News Network (VNN) has created a centralized hub for localities to communicate, engage and manage the fanfare surrounding high school athletics. VNN […]


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WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY: ALGAL SCIENTIFIC / 2012 WINNER

WHERE ARE THE WINNERS? 2012 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner Company Profile: Founded – 2009 Location – Plymouth, MI Employees – 20 Total Fundraised – $10.5M Leadership – Geoff Horst, Co-Founder   Algal Scientific, the 2012 Grand Prize winner of Accelerate Michigan, has developed an algae-based process that removes and recovers nutrients from wastewater to […]


WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY: CELSEE DIAGNOSTICS / 2011 WINNER

WHERE ARE THE WINNERS? 2011 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner Company Profile: Founded – 2010 Location –Plymouth, MI Employees – 11 Total Fundraised – $10M+ Leadership – Kalyan “Handy” Handique, Ph.D., President & CEO Priya Gogoi, Co-Founder & VP of Research & Strategy Saedeh Sepehri, Co-Founder & Director of Operations Yixin Wang, Ph.D., Chief Scientific […]


Announcement: Semi-Finalists for the Seventh Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition

Semi-Finalists for the Seventh Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition Announced 36 Semi-finalists to Compete for $1 Million in Cash and Prizes DETROIT – October 7, 2016 – The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, one of largest business competitions in the country, is pleased to announce its semifinalists for its seventh annual program. “Accelerate Michigan prides itself on […]


WHERE ARE THE WINNERS TODAY: ARMUNE BIOSCIENCE / 2010 WINNER

WHERE ARE THE WINNERS? 2010 Accelerate Michigan Grand Prize Winner   Company Profile: Founded – 2008 Location – Kalamazoo, MI Employees – 11 Total Fundraised – $11.9M+ Leadership – David Esposito, CEO Eli Thomssen, Chief Business Officer Sue Crookston, CFO Jim Arthurs, Chief Operating Officer Jeanne Ohrnberger, PhD, Laboratory Director     The Accelerate Michigan […]


08.25.16 | Accelerate Michigan, we’ll help you win half a million dollars – Twitter AMA.

We are Accelerate Michigan, we’ll help you win half a million dollars – AMA. Join us on Thursday, August 25th at 2pm to get all your questions answered about the upcoming competition! Let’s talk about: What makes a strong application. What the road to the finals looks like. The judges scoring your applications & pitches. […]


Black Enterprise: Win $1M in Cash & In-kind Prizes to Help Get Your Startup Off the Ground

Original Article by Carolyn M. Brown can be found at Black Enterprise. Accelerate Michigan’s Innovation Challenge helps entrepreneurs attract investors Ten years ago, if a Detroit entrepreneur wanted to find an investor to get his or her startup off the ground, that founder would go west. But investors and entrepreneurs—many in high-tech fields–are no longer just looking to Silicon […]