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Entrepreneurship, technology focus of Techstars Startup Week

June 17, 2019

DETROIT (AP) — Entrepreneurship and technology are the focus of the fourth annual Techstars Startup Week in Detroit.

Organizers say the five-day free event starts Monday and brings together local entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses to learn, grow, network and gain access to funding.

Dozens of workshops will be held and will feature discussions and information on financing, raising investments, business branding, mobility, the digital ecosystem and women in technology.

Techstars Startup Week is presented by Detroit-based mortgage lender Quicken Loans in partnership with Venture Catalysts.

On Friday, Detroit-based companies pitched their businesses in front of a live audience and panel of judges for a share of more than $1.2 million in funding during the 3rd Annual Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day, which kicked off Techstars Startup Week Detroit.

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