Internship: DTX Student Tech Accelerator
DTX Launch Detroit accepting applications for
student tech accelerator
what’s better than a summer internship?
getting paid to launch your own tech startup
Detroit Technology Exchange (DTX) is a programmatic partnership between TechTown Detroit, Invest Detroit, DC3 (Detroit Creative Corridor Center), the Henry Ford Innovation Institute, NextEnergy and Grand Circus. DTX was designed to recruit and groom talent for tech entrepreneurship opportunities and convert innovation technologies into Detroit-based startups.
Launch Detroit is the summer student accelerator program offered to undergrad, graduate and up to 2-year post grad Michigan students. Michigan residents attending college out of state are also eligible. Launch Detroit is a 10-week intensive summer boot camp for students who have startup ideas in the tech-based/tech-assisted arena.
This is a great opportunity for students to use their own business ideas and be paid to do so. Participants will receive a stipend (non –equity) of $2,500 per individual (up to $7,500 per team). We aim to encourage entrepreneurship and retain innovative talent in SE Michigan. Over 160 students from 27 different colleges and universities have participated in our program over the past five years.
DTX Launch Detroit covers all the fundamentals of launching a new enterprise, offering personal mentorship and coaching, development of invaluable skills that are useful inside and outside of the entrepreneurial world, introduction to the core concepts needed to develop and grow a sustainable business venture and much more:
|v Designing, testing, and evaluating your value proposition||v Developing your business model canvas
|v Finding the right product/market fit||v Conducting customer discovery
|v Pitch coaching||v Team building Networking with successful entrepreneurs and subject matter experts|