Ignition 2015

04/Jan/2015 @ 06:00 PM 04/Jan/2015 @ 09:30 PM Online Event

To register for this event: http://bit.ly/1Auaniw

Join the North American International Auto Show and Crain’s Detroit Business for a breakfast event that will showcase cutting-edge technology in the automotive sector. This inaugural event will feature entrepreneurs trying to make a mark on the industry. Be there to help pick the hottest startup at the auto show.

This pitch competition will feature companies from around the world and an exciting array of technology and innovation.

Pitch Moderator: Matt Burns
Senior editor, TechCrunch

Startups participating:

  • Beet LLC, Plymouth
    Makers of products to monitor and diagnose problems in the manufacturing process
  • Inmatech, Ann Arbor
    Creator of the next generation of super-capacitors for power management
  • Inventev, Detroit
    Developing the next generation of plug-in hybrid vehicle technology
  • Mojio, Vancouver
    Connecting a smartphone to a vehicle through its diagnostic port
  • TowerSec, Israel and Ann Arbor
    A cybersecurity firm focused on protecting connected vehicles

Ignition Speakers:
Dave Drach
Vice President, Techstars
Led the creation of the forthcoming Techstars startup accelerator in Detroit

Erica Klampfl
Future Mobility Manager, Ford Motor Co.
A specialist in looking at the future of mobility

Chris Thomas
Founder and partner, Fontinalis
An investor of companies in the automotive/mobility space

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