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DTX Launch Detroit Application Open

January 27, 2018


DTX Launch Detroit is a highly intensive, 10-week accelerator program designed to help college students and recent graduates explore their entrepreneurial potential, while attracting and retaining talent in the city of Detroit. Launch Detroit runs from May 21 through Aug 2, 2018.


We are seeking applications from teams of college students or recent graduates aspiring to launch a technology-based or -enabled business. Applications will be taken through Friday, 6 April 2018 and will be reviewed on a first-come/first-reviewed basis – so do not delay – apply now!

Accepted participants will receive a stipend of $2,500 per person (up to $7,500 per team).

Launch Detroit follows the Lean Startup approach, a step-by-step business development method popularized by famed serial entrepreneurs Steve Blank and Bob Dorf (SteveBlank.com).

To be eligible, your team must be made up of:


  • Current students from a Michigan college or university; and/or
  • Michigan residents attending an out-of-state college or university; and/or
  • Michigan residents who graduated from a college or university within the last two years (no earlier than 2016).
  • At least two, but no more than five, team members who will participate in the program full time.




January 27, 2018