Bridging the gap for Black tech founders in Detroit

Dr. Marlo Rencher is an entrepreneur, anthropologist and educator with over two decades of experience in startup and small business development. She has founded or co-founded three tech startups and currently serves as TechTown Detroit’s director of technology-based programs. Detroit has a deep and growing pipeline of tech founders with validated ideas, strong value propositions…

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Atomic Object Provides $5,000 Match to Help Black-Owned Tech Firms Bridge the Funding Gap

Atomic Object, a Michigan-based software development and design firm with offices in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Chicago, today announced it has committed $5,000 to TechTown Detroit’s new Startup Fund designed to grow, support and encourage greater diversity in the technological sector.   Donations to the fund currently are being accepted to specifically provide grants…

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TechTown Start Studio Spring 2021 Winners

  The Spring 2021 Start Studio Showcase streamed virtually on Wednesday, May 12, from TechTown Detroit. The showcase included pitch presentations from 14 innovative, tech-based business spanning from virtual event production to mobile freight solutions. The most recent Start Studio Showcase attracted record numbers for People’s Choice voting and left the panel of experts, including…

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