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Alex Southern

Advisor Greater Detroit Area, US

Creative Ventures Program Mentor, Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) and 21st Century Government Advisory Council, State of Michigan.

Creative Ventures Program Mentor, Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) and 21st Century Government Advisory Council, State of Michigan.

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Involved In




Detroit Creative Corridor (DC3)
Detroit Watch Company
State of Michigan
Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3)
Various Startups


Creative Ventures Program Mentor Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) August 2013 - present
Cofounder GrowDetroit September 2011 - present
Marketing and Business Development Midcoast March 2011 - present
Founding Partner / Advisor Various Startups November 2008 - present
21st Century Government Advisory Council State of Michigan December 2011 - April 2014
Valet Supervisor Oakland Hills Country Club 2009 - 2010
Internet Marketing Coordinator ViSalus September 2007 - November 2008
Associate Editor dBusiness Magazine March 2006 - October 2007


Oakland University Advertising, Communications, Marketing 2002 - 2006

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Media
  • • Photos
  • • Social Impact
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Fashion
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Content

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Ajay Kapoor
We worked together  •  Executive Committee, Global Shapers Community and Employer Advisory Board, University of Michigan. University of Michigan grad.
I'm lucky to be able to call Alex a friend. He without a doubt one of the brightest entrepreneurs I know, hyper connected to all the right i ... ndividuals, and extremely insightful when it comes to advising/guidance. Any team would be lucky to have him on board.

Swaminathan Venkataramani
We worked together  •  Senior Software Engineer (Contractor), Wilmington Trust and Founder, 20 Questions. Arizona State grad. Arizona State grad.
Swami has drive and determination when pursuing a goal and is self-motivated. He also possesses a high level of integrity - a combination de ... sirable in any business partner, cofounder, etc...

Danielle Massell
They're my friends  •  Marketing & Technology Strategy Consultant, Independent Professional. University of Michigan grad.
When seeking out an ideal business partner -- the main principles I look for revolve around include integrity, incredible attention to detai ... l (someone who is precise, accurate, and analytical), and overall drive/determination. Danielle has all of these in spades. Her track record in previous ventures speaks for itself, and when I think of a perfect fit throughout my network of contact for someone that would be ideal in a hands-on, operational/strategy based role, I think of Danielle. Any org would be lucky to have her.