Monday, May 03, 2010
“An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.”
French poet Victor Hugo’s words are an inspiration to all creative minds looking to discover that new idea. From college graduates to local entrepreneurs, each is seeking to make the next big breakthrough. Whether that breakthrough is launching a business or finding a better way to do things, the creative spirit is alive and well in Detroit.
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Wednesday, October 22, 2008
by Dave Rigotti of Career Fire (and former Quicken Loans intern)
Startup Weekend, the 54 hour event that brings together entrepreneurs to create an online company, from concept to launch, is coming to Detroit.
It’s an event where people come together to build an online company in a weekend and all the people who help build it are given an equity stake (usually around 10%) in the company. What’s great about it is you don’t have to be a whiz with coding. There are opportunities to join as a marketer, project manager, and even a cook.
The event is being held at the Compuware World Headquarters (downtown Detroit) on Nov 14-16, 2008. It costs $40 per person.