The Community Impact Award recognizes organizations, events, or individuals that create the meaningful, effective connections necessary to build Michigan’s entrepreneurial economy. TechTown promotes collaboration and provides critical resources to grow Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community.
TechTown is an incubator and accelerator with a full suite of programs for tech startups and local businesses. TechTown’s programs include the TechTown Business Incubation Center, the DTX Launch Detroit student accelerator and Retail Boot Camp. TechTown also offers numerous resources for entrepreneurs, including coworking, office and lab space, meeting and event space, and learning and networking events. With partners, the organization will soon launch a smart cities consortium and a Center for Nonprofit Support. In the last 10 years, TechTown has served nearly 2,000 companies, which created more than 1400 jobs and raised more than $130 million in capital.