2-17-2014 Google Demo Day: GreenLancer Best Business Semi-Finalist
Come and support GreenLancer.com this Wednesday (February 19) at the Grand Circus in Detroit! GreenLancer has made it to the semi-finalist round in Google’s Best Startup in Detroit Competition, and needs your help to win! This is a Trade-Show style event where twenty startup semi-finalists will display what they do and compete for your “investment”! Each attendee will be given three wooden nickels to pass out to the startups of their choice, and the three startups with the most wooden nickels at the end of the night go to the finalist round! Winners will be announced at the end of the night! The winner of the final round will get to go to Google-hosted Demo Day in Silicon Valley this April.
Google Demo Day is an exciting and unique opportunity for the winning company. It is the first such event hosted by Google. Startups that participate in the Google Demo Day will have the chance to:
- Pitch their companies to and receive product feedback from a panel of investor judges, including Steve Case.
- Interact and learn from Google product experts in small group sessions during their visit.
- Spend time with other startups from similar sized markets across North America.
- Load up on Google schwag, and enjoy the Bay Area.
It was only a few months ago that Google set up the seven tech hubs. According to Google:
Google partners with a network of seven tech hubs in North America (initially in U.S. and Canada) to deepen our community ties in locations including Minneapolis, Chicago, Waterloo, Nashville, Durham, Denver and Detroit. These partners are technology leaders in their community and a natural home for Google communities like Google Developer Groups and Google Business Groups. Tech hubs provide a venue for developers and the wider tech community to engage directly with companies and training partners like Google. They host a range of events, workshops, and provide co-working space for entrepreneurs. Google enables tech hubs by providing them with technical content, business tools, and infrastructure upgrades, so that they can support increasing demand from developers and startups.
This is an important opportunity for any startup business, so go to Google Demo Day and show GreenLancer that you support them!