#Episode 1: Founders Forum with MOWR Technologies, REZA Shoes, V.ONE

Oct 21, 2021, 9:00 – 11:00 PM

The Rusty Mug Bar & Grill REO Town, 1210 S Washington Ave, Lansing, 48910

Entrepreneurship can be intense. Take a break from the chaos and join us for Startup Grind Lansing’s Fireside Chat & Founders Forum in 10/21/2021 at 5:00 PM.

In-person event

About this event

During this event, we will host entrepreneurs, Doug Salazar & Gray Taylor, the founders and owners of MOWR Technologies.  We will also host Jeremy Redman from Yourvone and Mustafa Syed of REZA We will sit down with the founders during our Fireside Chat to get their perspective relative to the challenges and successes of being an entrepreneur.

Following the Fireside Chat, we will transition to our Founders Forum. Founders Forums are a regular, informal place where you can come, relax, connect, share experiences and problems, solve problems, and ask questions all while making new friends and partners.

We hope each Founders Forum will allow attendees to:

· Network with entrepreneurs and develop partnerships and collaborative opportunities.

· Participate in peer-to-peer support, problem-solving, and brainstorming sessions.

· Discuss struggles, opportunities, and what you need to get yourself to the next step.

· Demonstrate your products/services and share about your latest achievements.

· Learn from others who have been through similar challenges.

· Refine and practice your pitch to get honest, constructive feedback peers and mentors.

Register to get educated, get inspired, and get connected with the people and resources you need to take that next step!

About MOWR Technologies

Launched in 2019 by Doug Salazar and Gray Taylor, the MOWR mobile application delivers on-demand lawn service by allowing users to request and schedule service with ease – lawn care, leaf removal, snow management, and maintenance are now a few taps away. Through efficient and effective service, MOWR helps solve users mow, snow, or maintenance needs.

Just an idea in 2017, MOWR took over 18 months to come to life as Doug and Gray worked to develop the application. As the duo continues their entrepreneurial grind, they have already completed one major update aimed at debugging and better user experience. Plans for additional improvements are slated for early 2022.

Follow MOWR Technologies on Facebook, Instagram (@mowrtechnologies) and Twitter (@mowrtech).

About Jeremy Redman

Jeremy Redman is an entrepreneur who has built 3 six-figure no-code tech companies from nothing. His most recent venture backed company, v.one - a tool that helps build apps and websites for people who can't code, went through Jason Calacanis' LAUNCH accelerator in Silicon Valley. Jeremy is a Michigan State grad, living in LA. He is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur magazine and podcast host of Not Boring Business. Website: https://yourvone.com Twitter: @thejeremyredman

About Mustafa

Mustafa is a 22-year old former MSU student and founder of REZA. His startup has developed the world's most advanced light up shoe technology, was invested by TechStars, and building a mission around inspiring people to Light Their Own Path.

About Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month

This month Startup Grind is celebrating DEI month, presented with SVB and supported by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs. DEI stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; 31 days to emphasize the importance of diversity across our global startup ecosystem, and what it means to all of us. We are so excited to take this time to recognize and amplify the voices of leaders in our globally diverse communities, providing a platform for those that may not have been heard previously.

In addition to this event, you can also view Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month events taking place across our global startup community here or register for our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit here.

Check out what happened


  • Doug Salazar

    Mowr Technologies


  • Gray Taylor

    Mowr Technologies


  • Mustafa Syed

    REZA Shoes


  • Jeremy Redman


    Founder and Serial Entrepreneur


  • Reuben Levinsohn

    Startup Grind Lansing




Thursday, October 21, 2021
9:00 PM – 11:00 PM UTC


  • Reuben Levinsohn

    Washington Avenue Ventures

    Chapter Director

  • Julie Holton

    Startup Grind Lansing

    Chapter Co-Director

  • Victoria Levinsohn


    Marketing Strategist

  • Camille Whigan

    Executive Assistant

Global sponsor

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Dell Technologies


Dualboot Partners logo

Dualboot Partners

Michigan Rise logo

Michigan Rise


MSU Federal Credit Union logo

MSU Federal Credit Union

Washington Avenue Ventures logo

Washington Avenue Ventures

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The Fledge

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