Do you have a disruptive technology solution in need of funding?

Banner 2Do you have a #disruptive technology solution and currently seeking funding?  Submit your application for the TiECon Detroit 2017 Mobility Competition.

The Mobility Competition is aimed at recognizing the top six second stage startups working on disruptive technologies in broad based industries such as Mobility, Autonomous Transportation, Electric Vehicles, Connectivity, IoT, Automotive, Cyber Security, Smart Cities, and Big Data/Machine Learning. The six finalists will compete before an audience of automotive executives, venture capitalists, angel investors and Silicon Valley technologists.

The winner will be eligible to join the Kyyba Xcelerator with a $50,000 investment, support services, and mentorship from Kyyba Xcelerator’s extensive global network. With Detroit being the Auto Capital of the world, TiECon Detroit brings top players in the automotive industry, such as OEMs, tier 1 suppliers, investors & other autotech founders. This is a great opportunity to be showcased around the globe and to many investors. The competition is scheduled for November 9, 2017, 2pm-3:00pm at TiECon Detroit, and the winner being announced at 5pm. The last date of application is Sunday, October 22, 2017. Apply Now


Brief background about TiE & TiECon:
TiECon Detroit is Michigan’s largest entrepreneurship conference. TiECon is a conference hosted in 20 different cities around the globe. The “mother” of all TiECon’s is held in Silicon Valley, with roughly 6,000 people attending each year. TiECon is just one of the many programs/events hosted by TiE. TiE is the largest global non-profit for entrepreneurs, with 61 chapters in 18 countries.

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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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