Grand Circus Press Page

Grand Circus is an inspired learning institute dedicated to elevating Michigan’s tech community.

We think everyone should have access to a tech career. By 2020, an estimated 1 million computer-programming jobs will be left unfilled. We’re training tomorrow’s tech talent to help fill that gap!

Resources for our Media Friends

Interested in learning more about Grand Circus and our developer bootcamps, tech workshops, diversity programs or how we fit into Detroit’s tech community? We’d love to hear from you. We’re also happy to provide you with some high-resolution images and a bit of background information below. To get in touch with our PR folks, email or call (313) 549-9348.

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Grand Circus in the News

March 26, 2018: “Five Years In, Grand Circus CEO Reflects on Detroit Tech, Coding Boom,” on Xconomy

February 21, 2018: “A free software coding bootcamp is available to Detroit residents,” on Detroit Metro Times

February 4, 2018: “Facebook survey outlines increasing use of social media among small businesses,”on MiBiz

January 21, 2018: “Job training program puts Detroiters to work,” on The Detroit News

January 9, 2018: “Michigan House boosts state-centric programming at SXSW,” on Crain’s Detroit Business

October 26, 2017: “Snyder preps ‘Marshall Plan’ for talent, high-tech ed,” on The Detroit News

October 23, 2017: “Facebook funds tech training for 3K in Michigan,” on The Detroit News

October 23, 2017: “Snyder to propose ‘major investment’ in computer science education,” on Crain’s Detroit Business

January 15, 2017: “Focus: Hope eyes future after setbacks,” on Crain’s Business Detroit

November 9, 2017: “Facebook will teach the unemployed digital/social media skills in 30 cities,” on TechCrunch

August 31, 2016: “App developer to tech Detroit entrepreneurs to program without code,” on MLive

August 28, 2016: “75 Cool Places to Work,” on Crain’s Detroit Business

August 6, 2016: “Top 7 Amazing Office Spaces in Detroit” on


May 5, 2016: “Grand Circus offers free coding boot camp for women” on Crain’s Detroit Business

May 6, 2016: “Grand Circus to Offer Free Coding Training Programs for Women in Detroit, Flint” on dBusiness

May 6, 2016 “Grand Circus launches free DEVELOP(her) Bootcamp for women” on WXYZ

May 7, 2016: “Free Coding Classes for Women in Detroit and Flint” on Michipreneur

Google Demo Day

February 28, 2018: “D.C. Startup Linked Senior Selected to Pitch at Google Demo Day,” on DCINNO

February 27, 2018: “Troy-based fintech startup selected for Google Demo Day,” on Crain’s Detroit Business

March 15, 2017: “Startups sought to pitch at Google Demo Day,” on Crain’s Business Detroit

May 5, 2016: “SPLT Competes at Google Demo Day, Gets Steve Case’s Attention” on Xconomy

April 1, 2016: “Genomenon, SPLT, Entrocin Compete to Pitch at Google Demo Day in CA” on Xconomy

March 30, 2016: “SPLT, Genomenon, EntroCIM win at Google Demo Day in Detroit” on Crain’s Business Detroit

March 14, 2016: “Entrants sought for Google Demo Day pitch in Detroit” on Crain’s Business Detroit

Detroit Startup Week

May 26, 2016: “Techstars to kick off first Startup Week in Detroit” on Crain’s Business Detroit

May 19, 2016: “Detroit Hosts Largest Inaugural Startup Week in History” on

May 16, 2016: “Detroit Startup Week Speaker Lineup Released, Includes Bill Ford and Mike Duggan” on Daily Detroit

April 1, 2016: “100 Events Come to Detroit During Startup Week,” on Michipreneur

March 30, 2016: “Inaugural Detroit Startup Week for Entrepreneurs Set for May,” on dBusiness

Apprenticeship Program

March 4, 2018: “A few questions for: Ronia Kruse,” on Crain’s Detroit Business

February 21, 2018: “Be a Software Developer: Free Training Is Path to Careers at Meridian for Detroiters,” on Deadline Detroit

November 2, 2017: “Employers are overlooking some of the Heartland’s best tech workers,” on Venture Beat

February 4, 2016: “Coding program seeks apprentices to close skills gap,” The Detroit News

January 26, 2016: “Grand Circus offering second free tech apprenticeship program in Detroit,” on WXYZ

Youth Programs

October 31, 2016: “Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program to launch computer coding program for kids,” on Crain’s Business Detroit

Grand Rapids

February 9, 2017: “What’s the future of education? In Grand Rapids, it’s all about being unconventional,” on Rapids Growth

September 30, 2016: “Grand Rapids sees grand expansion,” on Grand Rapids Business Journal