Demo Day is upon us ⚡

Yep, it's that time of year. Come join us this Tuesday at 9 PM ET to see what some of the most talented builders at the University of Michigan have been working on.

Four months ago, we said it was time to build.

And you listened. This Tuesday, it’s time for Demo Day!


When we launched V1 Product Studio, we had no idea it would culminate into what we’ve got today — four amazing teams working on four completely different products. Keep reading for a sneak peek into the four products :)

  1. FeedBee — newsletter analytics

  2. Rally - social accountability

    In limited beta — sign up for the launch at!

  1. College Chats - connecting high school students and colleges

  1. DeCode - internship search platform!

What are you waiting for?

RSVP for Demo Day here:

We want to try something new — we know how many people read this newsletter, but are curious if you all do. 👀

How many people do you think read the V1 newsletter?

Click on the number you’d like to select!

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Stay tuned for answers in the next newsletter 👀

*This survey brought to you by FeedBee. If you want to learn more, come watch them present @ Demo Day!

Top Tweets of The Week 🐥

Some very useful advice in this thread.

I definitely had not bookmarked this thread to read later. Nope.

A great read.

This wouldn’t be a proper V1 Newsletter without curated opportunities

Opportunities 🔍

Product Engineer at Education Context 📚

Education Context is an edTech company working with the University of Michigan and the National Science Foundation to build tools across a variety of verticals within the education sector starting with search engines for lecture recordings and AI-generated study guides for classes.

As a product engineer, you’ll be in charge of building the core experience and user-facing platform. You won't just implement specifications, but instead, get to be part of the product development cycle and conceive entire features before developing.

If you’re interested email and (CC)

iOS Developer or Designer at Consumer Fintech App backed by Pear VC

Sameer is building a consumer fintech app and looking for talented iOS devs and designers. 

Part time role, students/new grads welcome. AND if you refer a friend and they get hired, Sameer will Venmo you $250. 

DM Sameer on Twitter for deets. 

What We're Reading 🧠

Catch the latest scoops from other V1 members

A16Z's New Technology Magazine

Google's New Machine Learning Group Aims to Take Lead in AI

AWS Acquires Encrypted Messaging Service Wickr

That’s all for today’s newsletter but if you have any specific requests of what you’d like to see in future editions, any ideas for the V1 Community, want to contribute to the newsletter, or any thoughts at all please reach out to us via email or DM us on Twitter!

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