Forbes Under 30 Summit returning to Detroit for in-person event in October

Posted at 11:30 AM, Sep 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-15 11:30:03-04

Forbes announced on Wednesday that the Under 30 Summit is returning to Detroit with an in-person event in October.

Presented by Rocket Mortgage, the event will take place at the Detroit Opera House from Oct. 10-12, 2021.

Entrepreneurs from across the country will gather in Detroit for the event, which will include a music festival, food street festival, bar crawl and virtual service day.

Some of the featured speakers include tennis champion Maria Sharapova, Bumble Founder Whitney Wolfe Herd, Call Her Daddy Podcast Host & EP Alexandra Cooper and more.

“As we celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the 30 Under 30 list, the Under 30 community has become a global phenomenon with more than 10,000 young entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators from around the world,” Forbes Under 30 Summit Founder Randall Lane said in a release.. “Our return to in-person events with the Under 30 Summit will spotlight Under 30 list makers, past and present, who have made a positive impact in business and society over the last decade. By hosting it in Detroit, and partnering with Rocket Mortgage, we are ready to safely celebrate a Decade of Disruption in the technology hub of the Midwest.”

“The return to Detroit for the Under 30 Summit showcases the continued partnership between Rocket Mortgage and Forbes while celebrating the disrupters within the Under 30 community,” Rocket Mortgage CEO Jay Farner added. “Detroit, which has changed the world with its entrepreneurial spirit, vibrant culture and extraordinary technology ecosystem, makes for an ideal location to host a gathering of the next generation of brilliant minds, visionaries and disrupters. We look forward to building on the success of the 2019 Under 30 Summit and last year’s impactful Detroit Hackathon to shine a spotlight on and benefit the city we’re so proud to call home."

The 2021 Forbes Under 30 Summit event will feature key speakers, including:

  • Whitney Wolfe Herde, Founder & CEO, Bumble
  • Maria Sharapova, Tennis Champion, Investor and Entrepreneur
  • Alexandra Cooper, Host & Executive Producer, Call Her Daddy
  • John Chambers, Former Chairman & CEO, Cisco and Founder & CEO JC2 Ventures
  • Alex Rodrigues, Cofounder & CEO, Embark Trucks
  • Roni Frank, Cofounder & Head of Clinical Services, Talkspace
  • Neil Parikh, Cofounder, Casper
  • Kirsten Green, Founder & Managing Partner, Forerunner Ventures
  • Harpreet Singh Rai, CEO, Oura
  • Ryan Nece, Former NFL Player & Managing Director, Next Play Capital
  • Ben Pasternak, Cofounder & CEO, SIMULATE
  • Isabelle Kenyon, Founder & CEO, Calibrate
  • Adam Sachs, Cofounder & CEO, Vicarious Surgical
  • Daniella Pierson, Founder & CEO, The Newsette
  • Peter Rahal, Cofounder, RXBAR
  • Devon Levesque, Founder, The DML Group
  • Kyle Hoff, Cofounder & CEO, Floyd
  • Jim DeCicco, Cofounder & CEO, Super Coffee
  • Brandon Fleming, Author and Founder & CEO, Harvard Diversity Project
  • Raquel Raies, National Brand Ambassador, The Macallan
  • Ann McFerran, Cofounder & CEO, Glamnetic
  • Sean Henry, Founder & CEO, Stord
  • Shawn Xu, Senior Associate, Floodgate

For more information, visit the 2021 Forbes Under 30 Summit website.