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Mobility Meetups

Mobility Meetup Panel

Mobility Meetups, hosted by MICHauto, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation Office of Future Mobility and Electrification (MEDC-OFME), and Plug and Play Detroit are designed to bring together dynamic startups in the automotive technology space with Michigan’s automotive and mobility industry stakeholders to connect, share, and collaborate.

Upcoming Mobility Meetups

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

The featured conversation will include startups Airspace Link and Wheel.me to talk about their company’s origin stories and why they chose to locate at Newlab Detroit. Attendees will also enjoy networking opportunities with fellow mobility companies and partner organizations such as Grounded RVs, Snowbotix, and Electric Outdoors.

Time: 4:30–7 p.m.
Newlab at Michigan Central
2050 15th Street Detroit, MI 48216

Past Mobility Meetups

Feb. 8, 2023

Hosted by MICHauto, the MEDC, and Plug and Play Detroit on Feb. 8, the first Mobility Meetup of the new year focused on the growth and momentum behind Detroit’s startup ecosystem. The Meetup took place at WeWork in downtown Detroit and featured a fireside chat between Jer Staes from the Daily Detroit podcast and Etta Salaj, Business Development Manager for Vehya.

Nov. 10, 2022

Hosted by Bollinger Motors on Nov. 10, the event featured a panel on the future of the EV supply chain future as new manufacturers and battery companies work with the federal government to build their products in Michigan, even as disruptions caused by COVID-19 and international turmoil persist. Panelists included:

  • Haley Stevens, U.S. Representative (D-MI 11)
  • Deeana Ahmed, Vice President, Strategy and Government Relations, Our Next Energy
  • Robert Bollinger, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bollinger Motors

Attendees also enjoyed exploring Bollinger’s R&D Center, networking with fellow mobility companies and partner organizations, as well as demonstrations from startups that are developing technologies relevant to current mobility trends.

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