NewCo Detroit: Sept 18, 2014

NewCo is returning to Detroit this September!

For a second consecutive year Detroit’s most innovative companies will open their doors to executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and future influencers during NewCo Detroit (previously called OpenCo).

Participate as a Host company to share how your company is on the cutting edge of innovation or come as an attendee to learn from founders and company leaders as they candidly share their entrepreneurial experience and insights.

Deadline to apply to be a Host Company: July 28th

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2014 Participating organizations

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2013 Host Company Participants

Founding Tour Sponsor

American Express OPEN

Global Tour Sponsors


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Supporting Tour Sponsor


2014 NewCo Detroit Contributing Partners






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Other Sponsors


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2013 NewCo Detroit Contributing Partners

Global Advisory Council

John Borthwick – CEO – Betaworks   /   Ron Conway – Founder & Managing Partner – Angel Investors   /   Dick Costolo – CEO – Twitter   /   Brad Feld – Managing Director – Foundry Group   /   Jason Hirschhorn – CEO and Chief Curator – The ReDEF Group   /   Arianna Huffington - President and Editor-In-Chief – Huffington Post Media Group   /   Matt Seiler - Global CEO – IPG Mediabrands   /   Morgan Spurlock – Filmmaker – Warrior Poets   /   Gary Vaynerchuk – CEO & Founder – VaynerMedia   /  Jeff  Weiner – CEO – LinkedIn   /   Rachel Whetstone – Sr. VP, Communications & Public Policy – Google   /   Fred Wilson – Co-Founder – Union Square Ventures

2014 NewCo Detroit Advisory Council

Jay Adelson – Chairman, Founder, Opsmatic; Formerly CEO, Digg  / Devon Akmon - Director, Arab American National Museum  /  Toby Barlow - Detroit evangelist/business owner, NY Times writer, novelist (Sharp Teeth and Babayaga), Chief Creative Officer of Team Detroit (Ford’s Global agency)  /    Jeff DeGraff - Professor at University of Michigan Ross School of Business, author, TED speaker extraordinaire, head of Innovatrium  /  Kerry Doman - Founder/CEO, After5Detroit  /  Dave Egner – CEO, Hudson Webber Foundation; Director, New Economy Initiative for SE Michigan  /  Mary Henige - Director, Social Media, Digital Communications, Research & Reputation Strategy General Motors Company  /  Mary Kubitskey - Chevrolet /   Josh Linkner - NYT Best Selling Author/Speaker on Creativity|CEO/Managing Partner, Detroit Venture Partners|Founder/Chairman, ePrize  /  Sue Mosey - President, Midtown Detroit, Inc.    /  Jason Raznick - CEO, Benzinga/Contributor to Forbes  / Richard Rogers – President, College for Creative Studies (CCS) /Rev. Lary Simmons – Interim Executive Director - Administration, Brightmoor Alliance, Pastor of Baber Memorial A.M.E Church / Ned Staebler - VP for Economic Development, Wayne State University /  Susan Thompson - Directory of media, social media & CRM, Chyrsler Group, LLC /  Marc Weiser - Founder and Managing Director, RPM Ventures