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Ann Arbor Spark

Pitch Club Ann Arbor

Wednesday, April 18 2018 at 5:00pm

Deadline for startups to apply is April 1, 2018
Must be registered on Eventbrite to attend!

Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being investable. During the event, experts will discuss the key personality traits and business acumen any entrepreneur should understand to be successful in any fundraising efforts. As part of the events, 3 lucky entrepreneurs will receive the opportunity to practice their pitch and discuss business plan with funding experts, giving them a better understanding the mindset of an investor. Presenters will be given milestones to complete. In addition to guidance from our host and guest experts, attendees will be given a survey to provide additional feedback to the presenters. Pitch club will also feature a guest keynote who can speak on topics related to starting a company, technology, and opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Pitch Club events feature 3 startup presentations, a pool of judges, and keynote speaker. Every quarter there will be an investor meeting to fund some of these companies. You can find more information about Pitch Club here: www.PitchClubMI.com


5:10pm – 5:25pm: Registration
5:25pm – 5:30pm: Opening Remarks
5:30pm-6:30pm: Company Presentations
6:30pm-6:35pm: 2 minute break, and introduction of Keynote
6:35pm-6:55pm: Keynote
6:55pm – 7:10pm: Q&A with Audience
7:10pm – 7:30pm: Networking


Hannan Lis , CEO, Lis Ventures


Sridhar Lakshmanan, Educator, Entrepreneur, Mentor, University of Michigan, Dearborn

Robi Mitra, CEO, K&A Resource Group

Jim Tenzillo, Senior Associate, Invest Michigan

Lorne Zalesin, Vice President Sales and Marketing, DroneView Technologies LLC

Michael Godwin, Founder/Managing Director, Resonant Venture Partners

University of Michigan Law School 701 South State Street
Room 1225 South Hall Ann Arbor
MI United States 48109