Applications are now open and will be all year round! In the past, we only opened up DEN applications right before our Startup program began. This meant applications could be submitted from late September to mid-November. In order to allow students more opportunity to apply, the application will remain open all year. Check out answers to your FAQ below:

When does this change go into effect? It already has! You can apply here right now.

Why are we making this change? We’ve found that many students learn about DEN outside of the previous application window. To create more opportunity to participate, we want prospective DEN students to be able to apply anytime during the year.

How can I enroll in Startup now? Instead of automatically enrolling DEN students in our Startup program the year they applied to DEN, we’ll have an enrollment window just for Startup in the Fall. If you’re already admitted as a student member of the Detroit Entrepreneurship Network, you’ll be eligible to enroll. We’ll send an email out when the enrollment window opens so make sure we have the right email address for you. If your email address has changed please let us know at to ensure you get all DEN communications.