One Day. One City. One Million Dollars

On June 22, 15 companies from across the region will be pitching in front of a live audience for a share of over $1 million as a part of the second annual Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day. The one-day pitch event will be the culmination of a three-month competition where over 500 businesses will be narrowed down to the top 7 who will each receive $25k - $300k in funding.

Apply by April 22nd for your share of over $1 million!

Why Apply

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Promotion

Showcase your product or service to a live audience of over 1,000 attendees from across the region.

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Funding

Compete for capital between $25K and $300K to invest in your business.

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Connections

Meet others entrepreneurs, investors, and potential customers to secure additional funding and support.

Funding Awards

At Detroit Demo Day over a million dollars in capital will be committed to entrepreneurs through grants, interest-free loans, and equity-like investments. In addition, three $25k People's Choice Grants will be awarded based on audience votes.

Start

For companies introducing their product
or service to market.

Eligibility

Less than $100,000 in revenue in 2017

Grant Amounts

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3rd Place

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2nd Place

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1st Place

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People's Choice Grant


Grow

For more established businesses looking
to expand locally.

Eligibility

More than $100,000 in revenue in 2017

Interest-Free Loan Amounts

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3rd Place

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2nd Place

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1st Place

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People's Choice Grant


Scale

For more established businesses looking
to expand nationally.

Eligibility

More than $100,000 in revenue from national customers in 2017

Convertible Note Amount

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1st Place

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People's Choice Grant

People's Choice Grants

At Detroit Demo Day the live audience will be able to vote for their favorite companies and youth programs pitching on stage. The audience will decide which companies get grants totaling $225,000.

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Tickets are free for all attendees

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