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7th Annual Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
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The 7th Annual Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition will be taking place on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at the newly-renovated Cobo Convention Center in Detroit.

When: November 3, 2016
Where: Cobo Convention Center
1 Washington Blvd
Detroit, Michigan  48226
United States

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Accelerate Michigan continues to be the premier venue for Great Lakes companies to showcase the next generation of innovation. The competition attracts 200+ company applications, hosts 70+ North American venture capital professionals, and invests $1,000,000+ into the local startup community.


It is with great excitement that we announce the 7th Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition application portal opens Monday, July 18th! Apply for the opportunity to pitch your business for an illustrious $500,000 Grand Prize while networking with influential angel and venture investors.


Prizes include:

·         Grand Prize - $500,000

·         Runner Up Prize - $100,000

·         Second Runner Up Prize - $50,000

·         People’s Choice - $25,000

·         A number of $25,000 Highlight Prizes including: University Tech, Accelerator, and others to be announced

Companies can find the application portal here.


For additional details on Company Eligibility and the Application Process, visit


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