Factory Two invites public to compete with ideas on public safety solutions

FLINT, MI--Factory Two and US Ignite have partnered to host the Flint Smart Cities Initiative Reverse Pitch Competition, during which contestants will be presented with a public safety problem and will pitch ideas for connectivity apps to address problems such as the opioid epidemic or gun violence. 

According to organizers, the event should appeal to those who want to test their skills as an engineer, programmer, community activist, or entrepreneur. Contestants will compete for over $30,000 in prizes to help bring their ideas to fruition.

Those interested in competing can register here

The competition of ideas will take place at Factory Two on June 2, from 5-8 p.m. Factory Two is located at 129 N. Grand Traverse Ave. in Flint. For more information on the competition, visit the official Facebook page

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