Pistons’ new practice facility to include Plum Market

By Chris Hughes

Tagged: New Center Tech Town

Rod Beard, The Detroit News

(Excerpt) 

The Pistons are starting to make good on their goal to make their new practice facility an integral part of the community with retail options.

The team announced Wednesday a partnership with Plum Market to open a grocery store and café available to the public in Detroit’s New Center area inside the team’s new headquarters and practice facility, which is under construction and schedule to be completed in summer 2019.

Pistons hold groundbreaking for medicine complex

By Chris Hughes

Tagged: New Center Tech Town

By: Candice Williams, The Detroit News

(Excerpt)

Detroit — Officials hope a new state-of-the-art training, rehabilitation and sports medicine complex in the New Center area will spark additional development in the surrounding area.

The Henry Ford-Detroit Pistons Performance Center, scheduled to open in summer 2019, will house a training facility and the NBA franchise’s corporate headquarters.

How WSU and CCS transformed from commuter schools into 24-hour campus communities

By Chris Hughes

Tagged: Tech Town Wayne State

By MJ Galbraith, Model D Media

(Excerpt)

Born to Lose

Paintings and drawings by Julian, examining pop culture iconography in a post-capitalist society.

Detroit viaducts to get makeover

By Elise Fields

Tagged: Tech Town

Detroit viaducts to get makeover

 

DTX Venture Team-Up

COMMUNITY EVENT

DTX Venture Team-Up
February 4, 7:30 - 9 PM

Are you interested in DTX Launch Detroit, a tech venture accelerator for college students and recent grads, but don't have a team? No worries! Come to the DTX Venture Team-Up event to meet other entrepreneurs and form your soon-to-be killer venture team.

Cocktails & Connections: Meet Junction440

COMMUNITY EVENT

Cocktails & Connections: Meet Junction440
January 21, 6 – 9 PM

Entrepreneurs are invited to join us for a fun evening of drinks and throwback party games at our official open house.

Feel free to roam the floor and explore our co-working options as you enjoy a drink (or four -- we don't keep track) and learn more about our new, collaborative space! We'll also be holding a raffle where you could win a month of free co-working space at Junction440, among other prizes.

Open Pitch Night

A polished pitch comes with practice. Entrepreneurs with an early-stage, technology-based business are invited to refine their skills at Open Pitch Night, co-presented by TechTown Detroit and Bizdom. Not looking to pitch but passionate about entrepreneurship? Come network, listen to pitches and offer your candid feedback. You’ll leave inspired.

NEI Crafts Program to Boost Tech

By Andrea

Tagged: Tech Town Wayne State

The New Economy Initiative has embarked on an ambitious 10-year program called the Regional Innovation Network to boost high-tech development and job creation in Southeast Michigan, with a particular emphasis on Detroit's Midtown.

NEI Executive Director David Egner said the initiative -- designed to connect the dots of innovation, from the riverfront to Ann Arbor and East Lansing -- will make at least $30 million in grants to an array of organizations.

Operation JumpStart: First Step - Saturdays, April 14 - June 16

Are you a new entrepreneur with an idea for a business? Are you ready to test the feasibility of your business idea?

Then Operation JumpStart: First Step may be for you.

Operation JumpStart: First Step is an intensive multi-day workshop that helps you learn the business basics to test your business idea.  At the end of this workshop you will have a feasibility plan that will tell you if your business idea is a “go” or “no go.”

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