Michigan Tech Week, now in its second year, will be held in Ann Arbor from Monday, October 9 through Thursday, October 12. This celebration of Michigan’s tech industry is aimed at those interested in building their own tech startup and includes speaker panels. and networking opportunities from a “founder first” perspective. Topics covered include mobility, AI, software as a service, and more, with speakers including Greg Schwartz, president, COO, and co-founder of StockX, and Melissa Butler, founder and CEO of Lip Bar . Programming also includes pitch competitions where entrepreneurs can win a portion of more than $260,000 in total funding, as well as free legal services and a $5,000 MiSpringboard grant from Varnum Law. Rise and grind: Breakfast will also be served each day of the conference from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.