We’re looking for new services, product or business ideas and mobile Apps that address one of our challenges. There is a chance to develop your ideas with global mobility experts and a total of $60,000 (US) in prizes available for the winners!
To provide you a great challenge experience, Ford has collaborated with 100%Open and Devpost – specialists in open innovation challenges, app development, open source software competitions and hackathons. There are two ways you can respond to the Go Detroit challenge: As a social entrepreneur or a developer. Of course, you’re welcome to submit ideas to both challenges.
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Monday, December 12th, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:15pm (EST) - Easier Travel
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:15pm (EST) - Safer Travel
Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:15pm (EST) - Reliable Travel
If you’re an entrepreneur, organization or community group with a great idea for a product, service or business that addresses the challenge
If you’re a developer with a great idea for a new mobility app that addresses the challenge
Social Entrepreneur Submissions Due
January 8, 2017
Social Entrepreneur Prototyping
February 2, 2017
App Developer Submissions Due
February 7, 2017
Grand Final Event
March 30, 2017
Go Detroit Challenge community working session allows a diverse group of stakeholders to work together on mobility solutions. During this interactive two hour working session you will work towards mobility solutions in Detroit including safety, access and utilization.
Click here to sign-up for the upcoming community sessions
Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm (EST) - MashDetroit
14711 Mack Avenue, Suite B, Detroit, MI 48214
Thursday, December 8th, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm (EST) - FREC
2826 Bagley Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm (EST) - Matrix Human Services
13560 E. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48205
Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm (EST) - Focus Hope
1400 Oakman Blvd, Detroit, MI 48238
Who should attend?
Why should you attend?
You’ve got a great idea for a business solution or an app or that can address one of the challenge questions.
You want to be part of a community-wide effort to help make our city’s transport safer, more reliable and more accessible.
You want to work with and learn from some of the top mobility experts globally from Ford.
You want to use your skills and expertise to have a significant, positive impact on the communities of Detroit.