Fifty Founders Returns Adding $250 Pitch Prize

By Amanda Lewan on February 17th, 2014 / Comments

The popular event series in Detroit aiming to bring fifty founders to share their business experiences has returned.

This time around three startups will be able to share their five minute pitch for the chance to receive a $250 cash prize. Every little bit helps, especially cash.

The next Fifty Founders will be at Bamboo Detroit this Thursday, Feb 20th. This event usually packs the house, bringing in exciting and fascinating guests like Founder of Kiip Brian Wong, Assemble Detroit, and Founder Ryan Blair of ViSalus.

This Thursday you’ll be able to hear from the founder Joey Joachim of Hello Innovation, a fast growing technology company downtown. Joey founded Hello Innovation at the age of 21, bootstrapping the company to grow to over 100 employees creating products that touch over 40 million people worldwide.

Plus, they’ve got a rocking brand. Grab your ticket for Fifty Founders online today before it’s sold out.

If you’re interested in pitching, send your company description and information to

This event is a part of the week long #DetroitWeek, a celebration of entrepreneurship and innovation. Don’t miss the whole Detroit Week lineup.



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Amanda Lewan

Amanda Lewan

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