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Wednesday, April 13
 

11:00am

Detroit Farm and Garden
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: More Unconvered the Land - From Grass Roots to Retail 

Visit with Jeff Klein, a landscape architect and Founder of Detroit Farm and Garden, a for-profit retail landscape, garden, farm and feed supply store. Learn how this mission driven storefront focuses on “supporting the local landscape” through access to quality materials, local resources and information. Jeff will discuss how Detroit Farm and Garden and its relationship to the surrounding community is a key component for its success and relevancy in Detroit’s much talked about redevelopment. 

Presenters
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Jeff Klein

Landscape Architect / Founder, Detroit Farm and Garden

Host Companies
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Detroit Farm and Garden

The mission of Detroit Farm and Garden (DFG) is to provide quality landscape, farming, and gardening, resources to Detroit’s communities. DFG hopes to enable local economies, urban agriculture, food sovereignty and beauty in Detroit’s neighborhoods through material resources... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Detroit Farm and Garden 1759 21st Street, Detroit, MI 48216

1:30pm

Rocket Fiber
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Stronger Connections Stronger Communities

Rocket Fiber has laid a brand new fiber optic infrastructure in the heart of Detroit that can deliver up to 10 gigabits per second for residential clients and up to 100 gigabits per second making Detroit only a few cities in the US to offer the fastest speeds in the world. Join the Rocket Fiber crew for a brainstorm session on getting Detroit Future Ready and a tour of their new world headquarters. You’ll be able to experience the world’s fastest Internet and meet the team who built it all while sharing your ideas for the city’s future. We'll also answer the question of what can be done with this infrastructure to make our city one of the most tech integrated cities in the world.

Presenters
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Edi Demaj

Operations, Rocket Fiber
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Randy Foster

Co-Founder, Rocket Fiber
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Marc Hudson

Co-founder / CEO, Rocket Fiber
Marc Hudson is Co-founder and CEO at Rocket Fiber and is leading the effort to launch 1,000 times faster Internet, advanced HDTV, and hyper speed business services here in Detroit.
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Meg Pouncy

Rocket Fiber

Host Companies
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Rocket Fiber

We provide commercial and residential customers with multi Gig Internet connections, Voice Over IP and IPTV services while maintaining the highest client experience standards in the industry. We are also opening a retail location that will offer a highly curated selection of consumer... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Rocket Fiber 1505 Woodward, Suite 300, Detroit, MI 48226

3:00pm

Shinola Detroit
Limited Capacity full
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Session Title: Shinola Factory Tour and Brand Presentation

Founded in 2011, Shinola was conceived with the belief that products should be well made and built to last. As makers of modern watches, bicycles, journals and leather goods, Shinola stands for skill at scale, the preservation of craft and the beauty of industry. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour the facilities, sit in for a brand presentation and Q & A with our CFO Jonathan Hughes. 

Presenters
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Jonathan Hughes

Chief Financial Officer, Shinola Detroit, LLC

Host Companies
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Shinola Detroit

Founded in 2011, Shinola was conceived with the belief that products should be well made and built to last. As makers of modern watches, bicycles, journals and leather goods, Shinola stands for skill at scale, the preservation of craft and the beauty of industry.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Shinola Detroit 485 W. Milwaukee Street, Floor 5, Detroit, MI 48202

4:30pm

The Natural Market
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: The Art of Selling Brotherhood Like Soap

The Natural Market will host a detailed, hands on experience discussing the adaptation of a global product and how it can be produced in a local marketplace. We'll discuss how effective decision making can positively impact the purchasing and procurement of materials and equipment for a small business. You will make and finish a product of your own, coming away with a clear and concise understanding of social entrepreneurship, and why The Natural Market specializes in the art of “ Selling Brotherhood Like Soap.”

Presenters
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Victoria Roby

Owner/ Founder, The Natural Market

Host Companies
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The Natural Market

The Natural Market chooses to lead by example by sustaining a business in a community where the customer and the business benefit from the common goal of promoting and encouraging social and economic change. We want to improve ourselves, our neighborhoods, and world! We believe Detroit... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Natural Market 1442 Brush St, Detroit, MI 48066