The State of Michigan, Local Units of Government and Private Sector have teamed up to launch the second annual Code Michigan event, to be held October 3-5 in Detroit, Marquette and Newaygo. Spend three days with an army of civic-minded developers and designers creating amazing apps for Michigan.
The Main Event!
Nine main event winners will receive *cash prizes*. Detroit, Marquette and Newaygo will each award a first, second, and third prize. First prize is $5000, second prize is $1500 and third prize is $500.
The first place winners from Detroit, Marquette and Newaygo go on to compete for the Grand Prize of $10,000 and receive 30 minutes to pitch their winning idea to Renaissance Venture Capital Fund.
Challenges are a contest in a contest and an opportunity to pad your victory with extra cash and prizes. Challenges are known problems looking for a solution. Winning a challenge is left to the whims of the challenge owner. Show off your solution and the challenge owner may grant you bonus cash and prizes or give you the cold shoulder.
If you want to change government then register to attend Code Michigan at Detroit, Marquette, or Newaygo, show up, build and submit your solution with video. Just hanging out with like minded civic innovators is worth your time.
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