DETROIT – Pitch Club Michigan is excited to announce a special Mobility themed event, happening August 14th during the Woodward Dream Cruise week. Deadline for startups to apply is Sunday July 28.

IGNITE MOBILITY PITCH CLUB is a showcase recognizing the top startups working on emerging and innovative mobility technologies in autonomous, multi-transit, and electric vehicle landscape. Technologies can include: IoT, Cyber Security, Big Data/Machine Learning and Fintech. The finalists will be connected with mentors who will review their business model and provide strategic guidance for their presentation to investors, and showcased before an audience of automotive executives, venture capitalists, and angel investors.

Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in cities such as: Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Pontiac, and Grand Rapids. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being investable. As part of the events, 3 lucky entrepreneurs will receive the opportunity to practice their pitch and discuss business plan with funding experts, giving them a better understanding the mindset of an investor. Presenters will be given milestones to complete. In addition to guidance from our host and guest experts, attendees will be given a survey to provide additional feedback to the presenters. Pitch club will also feature a guest keynote who can speak on topics related to starting a company, technology, and opportunities for entrepreneurs.You can find more information about Pitch Club by visiting our website:


Sean Stillwell, Managing Director, Donyati

Don Tinsley, President / CEO, Palo Alto Manufacturing

John W. Eaton, Client Strategist, Macomb-Oakland University Incubator

Robert Merlotti, SVP Intelligent Mobility – Americas, Frost & Sullivan, and Oakland University Technology Commercialization

Matthew Gibb, Chief Strategic Officer, The NEXT Education

Russ Corace, CEO, 3DASH Technologies LLC, Entrepreneurial Lead, Western Michigan University

Deadline for startups to apply is Sunday July 28: APPLICATION

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