10/21/2018

PlanetM: Michigan's Mobility Connection

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Michigan’s PlanetM initiative is a concierge service that links companies and investors with the state’s mobility ecosystem.

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Michigan’s PlanetM initiative is a concierge service that links companies and investors with the state’s mobility ecosystem. Kathryn Snorrason, the partnership’s business relationship manager, cites three ways the partnership can help connect startups anywhere in the world with Michigan’s resources.

First, PlanetM startup grants cover 75% of the cost for companies to evaluate their technology at Michigan mobility test facilities and conduct pilot tests on public roads. Second, the initiative coordinates and hosts matchmaking events that connect startups, carmakers, suppliers and investors through prescheduled and highly productive meetings.

Third, PlanetM’s Landing Zone in downtown Detroit offers low-cost co-work space for startups. The facility currently has four corporate partners and 20 startups onsite.

Click HERE or visit www.planetm.com to learn more about PlanetM.