I was lucky enough to attend Detroit Startup Weekend and I’d have to say there’s a ton of entrepreneurial talent in the Motor City. These bright and motivated people were looking to come up with the next startup business while striving to make a difference. From some sweet charity ideas like CauseCrazy.com to the future in mobile marketing in Salt Codes, there was no shortage of creativity on display.
The weekend was co-sponsored by Bizdom U, a nonprofit organization dedicated to launching innovative, growth-oriented businesses in the City of Detroit. Bizdom U was developed by Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers majority owner, Dan Gilbert.
To find the next great group of entrepreneurs, Bizdom U is offering a $500 referral bonus to anyone who refers entrepreneurs who are accepted into this startup accelerator! The application and selection process is comprehensive, designed to find those with a true passion for starting a business. The application deadline is June 11, 2010.
If you are in Michigan and listen to WWJ 950, 97.1, 93.9 or 89X, you may hear this Bizdom U commercial over the next several days and see banner ads on the business sections of Freep.com and Detnews.com as well as email blasts on MySpace and Facebook.