Monica Wheat (Backstage Capital)

Jan 24, 2019, 11:00 PM – Jan 25, 2019, 1:00 AM

Monica Wheat is the Managing Director at Backstage Detroit and is the Founder at Venture Catalysts. Monica also serves as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Grand Circus, where she's led projects focused on EdTech, corporate partnerships, and diversity. She's the Founder of Digerati Girls, a non-profit that has helped over 7,000 students gain skills in digital technology and entrepreneurship.

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About this event

Monica Wheat is a Strategist, Educator, and Venture Developer. She is the Managing Director leading Backstage Detroit and is the Founder + Executive Director at Venture Catalysts, a venture and ecosystem development group. Monica also serves as an Advisor + Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Grand Circus Detroit, where she's led projects focused on EdTech, corporate partnerships, and diversity + inclusion. She's the Founder + Executive Director of Digerati Girls, Inc./Digerati Kids, a non-profit that has helped over 7,000 Detroit-area students gain skills and an introduction to careers in digital technology and entrepreneurship. Monica is extremely invested in the Detroit startup community and similar emerging tech ecosystems. She's the Lead for Techstars Startup Programs including Detroit Startup Week and Startup Digest Detroit/Ann Arbor, and she's also Co-founder + City Director of Startup Boost Detroit, a global pre-accelerator.

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Speaker

  • Monica Wheat

    Backstage Capital Detroit

    Managing Director

When

When

January 24 – 25, 2019
11:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC

Agenda

11:00 PMNetworking and Food
12:00 AMFireside Chat

Host

  • Phil Threadgould

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

Organizers

  • Reuben Levinsohn

    Washington Avenue Ventures

    Chapter Director

  • Julie Holton

    Startup Grind Lansing

    Chapter Co-Director

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