MOBILITY ACCELERATION & INNOVATION
WHO WE ARE
One of six initiatives of the Global Epicenter of Mobility (GEM), the Mobility Accelerator Innovation Network (MAIN) will create partner alignment and capacity to support more fundable, accessible and successful mobility companies. TechTown Detroit serves as the lead for MAIN in collaboration with seven partner organizations.
To advance mobility in the city of Detroit, Metro Detroit area and Southeast Michigan, by way of supporting mobility companies at every stage of the pipeline.
To accelerate the growth of mobility startups that drive innovation to fill gaps in the mobility value chain.
HOW WE DEFINE MOBILITY
Advanced mobility includes the multi-dimensional movement of people or goods and the products, materials, processes and technologies that support it.
HOW WE MEASURE SUCCESS
- Venture capital investments made in mobility made
- Investments made in MAIN companies
- New jobs created
- Companies referred to Endeavor
- Startups funded by women/founders of color
- Danielle Manley
Sr. Director Strategic Partnerships,
Wayne State University & TechTown Detroit
- Rainesha Williams-Fox
Project Manager, MAIN
- Isabella Kiser
Program Coordinator, MAIN
- Raina Baker
Outreach and Engagement Manager
TechTown Detroit is a nonprofit business service organization that provides programs, education and resources for early- to growth-stage small businesses and tech entrepreneurs. TechTown owns and operates a 135,000-square-foot building in Detroit’s New Center that supports coworking, offices, meetings and events.