Ain’t Too Proud to Pitch

On June 12 in the General Motors Auditorium at the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education, Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic, hosted the Ain’t Too Proud to Pitch special panel discussion, moderated by Local 4 anchor Devin Scillian. The event showcased four of Detroit’s most innovated start-ups: the Floyd Leg, Orginal Stix, Merit, and Ali Sandifer Studio. Guests enjoyed insights and perspectives from speakers including Branson, Dan Gilbert, founder of Rockbridge Growth Equity, Bridget Russo, chief marketing officer for Shinola, and Adriel Thompson, founder of Digital Laundre.