X Lists: Resources for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Innovators face enough challenges growing their businesses without having to reinvent the wheel around tasks like finding funding, employees, and office space. Luckily, the Detroit area offers a rich variety of resources to help technology, life sciences, and energy entrepreneurs launch and nurture their companies—if only they know where to look. Here at Xconomy, we have amassed what we believe to be the Web’s most comprehensive guide to Detroit innovation resources, arranged below according to the basic stages in every company’s growth.

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State and Community Jobs and Investment Programs

Venture Incubators & Seed Funds

Business Plan Competitions & Prizes

Technology Licensing Offices

Law Firms Serving Venture and Startup Communities


FUND

Venture Capital Firms

Corporate Venture Groups

Angel Investing Groups

Alternative Financing Organizations


NETWORK

Recurring Tech & Life Sciences Events

Innovation-Related Organizations


WORK & GROW

Technology Co-Working Spaces

Jobs & Employment


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Deals & Data

Tech & Life Sciences Clusters

Innovation Maps & Startup Showcases