Accelerate Michigan Applications are Open

By Amanda Lewan on July 19th, 2016 / Comments

Accelerate Michigan is back for it’s 7th year in a row. The competition awards one of the largest prizes for emerging companies in Michigan.

Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition will be taking place on Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at the newly-renovated Cobo Convention Center in Detroit. It’s become one of the go to networking spots for entrepreneurs and investors, attracting over 200 startup applicants and over 70 North American venture capital professionals.

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 such as University Tech, Accelerator, and others to be announced

You can apply now through the application portal here.

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

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Amanda Lewan

Editor @michipreneur. Co-founder Bamboo Detroit. Follow me @Amanda_Jenn. I love telling the story of entrepreneurs and innovators.