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Friday, May 19 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm
[Code] Detroit - Youth Hackathon w/ #HackWSU

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Are you a young person age 11-20 that is interested in entrepreneurship, business, or coding? #CodeDetroit is for you!

CodeDetroit is a youth-focused business competition that brings together young Detroit designers, developers, entrepreneurs from all backgrounds to build a solid coding or app-based business idea in a weekend. CodeDetroit is open to any young person in middle school or high school who wants to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers.

Young people from all across Detroit are welcome to come together and network with other peers looking to become entrepreneurs. Once youth pitch their ideas, teams form around the top ideas and then it’s a 36-hour frenzy full of turning that idea into a business!

In the end, CodeDetroit wraps with youth team presentations to local business leaders and the chance to win prizes and share your business idea at a youth pitch competition in front of investors!

What you’ll need:

An open mind and cool ideas!
A computer (if not, don’t worry - we will have some available for you to use)
A signed parental permission slip - COMING SOON
A signed media release form - COMING SOON

That’s it! We will bring anything else you might need!

Program Partner
avatar for EcoWorks


EcoWorks is a Detroit based nonprofit with over thirty years of providing services at the intersection of community development and sustainability. While our roots are firmly planted in energy conservation, we have grown to emphasize all aspects of sustainable development as it relates to building affordable, energy efficient residential housing and commercial... Read More →
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HackWSU is an open hackathon that invites every hacker, newbie to seasoned pro, to come get your tech on in the heart of Detroit! It’s a 36 hour hackathon organized by Innovation Warriors, AngelHack, local Detroit tech partners and Wayne State student entrepreneurs, faculty a... Read More →
avatar for Journi


JOURNi is an organization dedicated to equipping urban communities with the skills and resources necessary to jumpstart their local economies. We strive to build an authentically inclusive tech ecosystem in the city of Detroit, by tapping into the heart and spirit of its residents. To achieve this goal, we will provide immersive courses, youth-centered programming, beneficial employment opportunities, start up education, and socioeconomic... Read More →
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Digerati Girls / Digerati Kids

Digerati Girls / Digerati Kids
5,000+ students + 200 teachers + 60 schools = #codedetroit | | Digerati Girls is a nonprofit organization that focuses on digital and innovation tech education. They were formed to increase the number of women and young girls who pursue careers in digital entrepreneurship & innovation. It offers custom workshops and experiential immersion events at corporations, schools and varied youth-centered organizations. Courses include programs n such as digital portfolio, college prep, Digital Kids Club, Digital Bootcamp, Overnight Hack-a-thon, Website design, Digital Marketing and Social Media, and Mobile App design... Read More →
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Flyball Labs

Computer support and services in Detroit, Michigan

Friday May 19, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wayne State Undergraduate Library 5155 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202

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