Mobile App Bootcamp for Non-tech Entrepreneurs; Learn How to Make Mobile Work for Your Business!

Mobile Technology Association of Michigan and the Michigan Small Business Development Center to host an informative event on mobile app development for non-technical entrepreneurs in any industry.

Event logoDetroit, MI – The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC), the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM), Logic Solutions and Automation Alley are partnering to host a “How to Build a Successful Mobile App” Bootcamp on Thursday, December 3rd. Designed to help non-technical entrepreneurs in any industry who want to take advantage of the functions and features of mobile technologies and the flexibility they provide, the event will take place from 7:30am – 1:00 pm at “Automation Alley” in Troy, Michigan

Speakers for the event will include:

  • Keith Brophy, the Michigan State Director for the SBDC.
  • Linda Daichendt, CEO/Executive Director for the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan
  • Al Carpinelli, Business Development Manager for Logic Solutions
  • Angela Kujava, Director of Innovation for Logic Solutions
  • Matt Sarkesian, Chief Technology Officer for Logic Solutions

The workshop will focus on developer basics (understanding app developers and how to work with them to get what you want), creating a value proposition, defining app functionalities, setting priorities, and learning to wire-frame your concept.

“The use of mobile/wireless technologies are fast becoming a critical element in the growth and productivity of companies in every industry. Often we find that there are entrepreneurs with exciting ideas of ways they can use these technologies to facilitate the growth of their firm, or to serve their customers more effectively, but they don’t know where to access the mobile technology expertise they need to make it happen, or how to get what they need from mobile technology experts when they find them. Our goal with this bootcamp is to make using mobile technologies a much easier process for entrepreneurs. If we can help them take advantage of the technologies, they can help our state’s economy grow that much faster!”, states MTAM CEO/Executive Director, Linda Daichendt.

The $50 registration fee includes all required materials, continental breakfast, and a snack. Registration is limited to 40 people and will close on November 26th. You can register at http://dld.bz/dT4g7.

About Michigan SBDC

The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides counseling, business education, information based planning and technology commercialization services to Michigan’s new business ventures, existing small businesses, growing businesses and innovators. The Michigan SBDC State Headquarters is located at the Grand Valley State University, Seidman College of Business in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Entrepreneurs and small business owners may access the services of their nearest Michigan SBDC by calling 616.331.7480 or visiting http://www.SBDCMichigan.org.

About Logic Solutions

Founded in 1995, Logic Solutions, Inc. is a privately held minority-owned corporation with headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan and offices in California and China. Logic Solutions provides technology solutions and services including mobile strategy consultation and application development, custom web applications, and comprehensive websites for businesses across the United States. Website: http://LogicSolutions.com

About Automation Alley

Automation Alley is a technology business association and business accelerator dedicated to growing the economy of Southeast Michigan and enhancing the region’s reputation around the world. Automation Alley offers talent and business development programs and matchmaking services to tech-focused businesses of all sizes – from startups to large corporations – to help them grow and prosper. Since its founding in 1999, Automation Alley’s membership has grown to include nearly 1,000 businesses, educational institutions, government entities and non-profit organizations from the city of Detroit and the surrounding eight-county region. Automation Alley provides a variety of exclusive benefits to its members to help them succeed, including networking opportunities, meeting space and public relations tools. Automation Alley also serves the general business community in five key areas: entrepreneurship, talent development, international business services, emerging technologies, and defense and manufacturing.

Automation Alley collaborates with regional partners to provide its members and clients with the best business resources available, to drive local economic growth, and to positively influence the stories being told around the globe about the people and businesses of Greater Detroit.

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About MTAM

MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s mobile / wireless (connected) technologies industry and businesses in all industries utilizing those technologies. We are the first state-based mobile/wireless industry trade association in the U.S., and our mission is: • to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system; serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other’s perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; • to increase the use of, and demand for, Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; • to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; • to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan’s economy; • and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a mobile / wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000+ members statewide.
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