Agenda

Schedule & Timeline

Date Activity
4/25/19 Public Data Portals Open and Challenge Statements Released - Registration Opens.
5/16/19 Official Detroit Fintech Challenge Kick-Off + Information Session (Thursday 5-8pm) @ Industry Innovation Center
6/12/19 Second Fintech Detroit Information and Mentor Session (Wednesday 5pm-8pm) @ Grand Circus    
6/30/19 Team Registration Closes
7/19/19 Pitch Workshop for Teams – Practice your pitch with experts!
8/3/19 Detroit Fintech Challenge & Pitch Competition at TechTown!    


Agenda

Detroit Fintech Challenge & Pitch Competition
AUGUST 3, 2019
Time Activity
9:00am – 11:30am Mentoring & Collaboration (teams work with mentors to finalize their projects)
11:30am -12:00pm LUNCH
12:00pm – 12:30pm Teams setup for product demos
12:30pm – 1:10pm IP Clinic hosted by Kendra Law
. Fundamentals and importance of IP – how to properly leverage and myths about IP.
1:10pm – 2:30pm Product Demo Speed Dating:
. 20 teams: 3 minute demos
. Screeners and General Attendees will rotate around the room while teams showcase their projects in 3 minutes.
2:30pm-3:00pm BREAK
3:00pm – 3:15pm 6 Finalists are announced to move forward to Pitch Competition
4:15pm- 4:45pm Opening Remarks & Keynote with Michael Duncan, Founder and CEO, Bankjoy
4:45pm – 6:00pm Pitch Competition (6 companies - 5 min pitch, 5 minute Q&A)
6:00pm -7:00pm DINNER and NETWORKING
7:00pm – 7:30pm Award Ceremony