Accelerate Michigan Startup Competition Extends Deadline, Criteria Expanded
Billed as the “World’s Largest Startup Competition,” the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition extends deadline to October 13, 2010.
” The competition fuels innovation-based business growth by uncovering the best and brightest new business concepts from local and global entrepreneurs, exposing those opportunities to potential investment capital and fostering their growth within Michigan.
The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition targets mid-to-late-stage business start-ups with potential to generate an immediate impact on Michigan’s economy, as well as student concepts with longer-term business viability.
With more than $1 million in cash winnings, plus in-kind awards of services, staffing and software, the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is the world’s largest business plan competition.”
Startups will compete in one of nine industry sectors:
Advanced Materials; Advanced Transportation; Alternative Energy; Defense and Homeland Security; Information Technology; Life Science; Medical Devices; Next Generation Manufacturing; Products and Services