Small Businesses Compete in Macomb-OU Incubator Pitch Competition

CBS Detroit

By Edward Cardenas

STERLING HEIGHTS (CBS Detroit) -A company that created a reduced-cost process to make carbon-fiber composites won the first Mac-OU INCubator independent pitch competition.

Laystitch Technologies LLC, based in Highland, received $8,500 in cash, as well as a yearlong service package from Mac-OU INC and seven-and-a-half hours of consultation with Butzel Long by being the best of eight finalists competing in the pitch competition.

“High-growth, Michigan-based technology companies with $2.5 million or less in revenue and five years or less in business were welcome to apply,” said Julie Gustafson, executive director of Macomb-OU INCubator. “We received nearly 50 applications and narrowed to the top eight finalists before the three eventual winners were chosen.”

Laystitch’s one-year affiliate membership to Mac-OU INC includes access to the Business Advisory Services Program; the Executives-in-Residence, currently including Butzel Long, Advicoach of Michigan, BiancoCPA and Jim Ruma, local defense expert; Pitch Prep; assistance with access to…

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