Check out the 2021 highlights below
Fasttrack Awards - October 1, 2021

Tech Talk

Story spotlight with Ann Arbor’s tech visionaries.

Friday, October 8 | 10 a.m. – noon

From origin stories to behind-the-scenes accounts of the fascinating technologies being developed here, join us in person or online as we hear from the brilliant minds growing the Ann Arbor region’s innovative companies.

Tech Talk features inspiring TED-style talks by leading innovators in their respective fields. Online and in-person tickets are available.

Also, if you’ve registered for any Invest360 session, be sure to join us for the Invest360 celebration after Tech Talk where a “People’s Choice” vote will select the foremost Invest360 company who will receive an additional $50,000.

This event is hosted by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Tech Talk Speakers

Jermaine ‘Jay Hero’ Dickerson

Hero Nation

Elaine Ezekiel

Atomic Object

Natalie Fang

Nochi Studios

Sandy Harvey


Jasmit Kaur


Aubrey Martinson


Jeremy Nelson

University of Michigan
XR Initiative

Roger Newton

Espervita Therapeutics, Inc.

Julia C. Owens, Ph.D.

Millendo Therapeutics

Vijay Ramachandran


Missy Stults

City of Ann Arbor

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