What’s Happening? Startup Events are Happening.

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Looking for something to do this week? Ready to be inspired? Get advice? Hear from others who have succeeded in building successful startups? Well, you’re in luck. This week is packed full of startup events of all kinds. From pitching to growing, take your startup to the next level by checking out these great events.

Fashion 411- Shock and Awww:

Michigan natives Shawn and Claire Buitencorp are rising stars in the fashion industry. Clothing from their line, Shock and Awww has been worn by celebrities like Katy Perry and Little Mix and they continued to succeed as they competed and won the first season of VH1’s reality competition, ‘Twinning.’

Tonight, the twins will share their experiences and expertise at The Runway, tomorrow at 5:30. They will cover topics such as, getting your start in Michigan, making your brand known, and branching to the Big Apple.

Don’t miss out! Learn more here.

Innovate State w/Tyler Oakley:

Innovate State’s speaker this month is a YouTube superstar and has established himself as one of the most influential LGBT vloggers.

Oakley will share his thoughts on entrepreneurship, creating a brand and using media in innovative ways. His talk will take place on Thursday at 7:00pm in the Pasant Theater of the Wharton Center.

Learn More!

The Hatching:

The Hatching has moved up a week this month! This Thursday, don’t miss out on the excitement as 5 teams pitch their business ideas for the chance to win $1,000 and the services they need to launch their business.

Check it Out!

Startup Grind-Anya Babbitt

Also this Thursday, Startup Grind hosts Anya Babbitt, the founder & CEO of SPLT and long time entrepreneur. SPLT’s mission is to provide greater access, heightened environmental awareness and more responsible methods of mobility in cities.

Anya has already been recognized by reputable news sources and awards like Huffington Post and the Clinton Global Initiative. Come out to Startup Grind for networking, food, and a fireside chat featuring this socially responsible entrepreneur.


Make sure to check our calendar for all the local startup events coming your way every day. 



About Allison

Allison is a writer based out of Lansing, Michigan. She loves writing great content that helps Michigan businesses tell their stories, educate their customers, and promote their brands. Her work has been featured in Capital Gains, Mason Today, Williamston Today and more. She is also helping to promote startup activity in the region at StartupLansing. Follow her @AllySpoon

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