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Forbes Under 30 Summit brings the world’s best young entrepreneurs to Detroit

DETROIT – With Detroit’s resurgence, it was only right for Forbes Under 30 Summit to host its annual event in Detroit for the first time.

With over 9,000 in attendance, the four-day summit took place Oct. 27–30 at the historic Detroit Masonic Temple. The summit brought together the brightest and best from around the world to celebrate entrepreneurship and young leaders. Sponsored by Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans, the summit featured topics that included women and wellness, mental health, financial literacy, technology, investing and marketing.

Kicking off the festivities was the Under 30 StartUp Hub, which brought together startups from across the nation to showcase their innovations. Young entrepreneurs like Haley Newman are appreciative of platforms like the StartUp Hub. Newman, who is the founder of Hales BTY (Bolder Than You), a new organic skin care line that is not on the market yet, felt it was important to come to Detroit to participate. “While I plan to launch in 2020, I wanted to showcase and share the motivation behind my products which are to renew, recalibrate, and regenerate skin cells through a conscious approach to self-care and wellness,” Newman said.

In addition to innovators, attendees like Yasna Vismale felt the summit was a great opportunity for networking and meeting new people. Vismale, who is currently a Forbes Under 30 Scholar, is in her sophomore year at Columbia University studying sustainable development and economics. “I love being inspired by all these brilliant entrepreneurs. I hope to gain meaningful connections, great memories, and potential pathways to open up my mind to career and internship opportunities,” Vismale said.

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