Tech. Neighborhoods.
We mean business.

TechTown is Detroit’s entrepreneurship hub. We’re a different kind of incubator and accelerator, with a full suite of programs for both tech and neighborhood small businesses. We work with businesses at all stages, helping startup, emerging and established companies develop, launch and grow.

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Impact

Between 2007 and 2016, we served more than 1800 companies at our Midtown hub and in neighborhoods across Detroit. These businesses created nearly 1300 jobs and leveraged more than $120 million in start-up capital. To read more about TechTown’s impact, see our 2016 annual report.

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Spectalite

Kylee Guenther is the CEO of Spectalite, a woman-owned company that manufactures lightweight, sustainable bamboo fiber composite materials suitable for making products such as automotive interiors, houseware, consumer products and more. Working with Gerry Roston, an entrepreneur-in-residence in TechTown’s Labs program, she has gained critical support in preparing for the growth of her company. A…

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DTX Launch 2017 Grads: knoME

 knoME is a software company dedicated to boosting retention rates of early career professionals by improving communication between managers and employees. Through the DTX Launch Detroit program, they were able to redefine their original business idea and create a new concept that better attracts their target audience. Learn more about knoME and their experience…

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DTX Launch 2017 Grads: Deelio

Deelio gets an independent retailer’s customers talking about them on social media, turning their posts into sales. During their time in the DTX Launch Detroit program, the Deelio team learned the importance of customer discovery and understanding your audience. Meet Deelio and see how the DTX Launch Detroit program prepared them for entrepreneurship. If you’re…

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If you are interested in partnering on programs or events, email info@techtowndetroit.org. View a sampling of our community partners here.

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