Javier Evelyn named Detroit's second Code2040 Entrepreneur in Residence

Grand Circus Detroit's offices downtown have been getting a lot of attention lately with Facebook asking to team up with them on a big project.

Grand Circus Detroit joined Code2040 and Google for Entrepreneurs to announce Javier Evelyn as Detroit's second Code2040 Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR). Evelyn is the CEO and Founder of Alerje.

Damien Rocchi, CEO of Grand Circus, and Evelyn joined us in studio to tell us more about the event. You can hear from them in the video player above.

Code2040's residency program, facilitated through the Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network, is focused on empowering Black and Latino entrepreneurs with unique opportunities to grow their tech companies, while cultivating the diversity in their own communities.