an   Invention Lab,  a space and place where invention merges with venture. We seek to assist  Detroit residents to research,  design, prototype and finance commercialization of their new legal invention.


Selected for these awards:
Inner City Economic Summit
Our President presented as one of 6 finalists at the Inner City Economic Summit Urban Innovation Challenge hosted by ICIC Wednesday, October 23, 2013. The ICIC (Initiative for a Competitive Inner City) is a nonprofit research and strategy organization and the leading authority on U.S. inner city economies and the businesses that thrive there. Founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, ICIC strengthens inner city economies by providing businesses, governments and investors with the most comprehensive and actionable information in the field about urban market opportunities.
Echoing Green Fellowship
Our President was selected as a Semi-Finalist for Echoing Green Black Male Achievement Fellowship  February 19, 2014. She was one of 75 organizations competing for 20 finalist spots.
will be the APEX of our work. Look for it to develop the next 10 years. 


Jill Watson IBM AI teacher



3D Printing, fabrication



Video gaming as a profession 


powering Industry 4.0 

February 18, 2017, I celebrated 2 years owning a robo-financial wellness startup, Weyn LLC I created the company to generate an extra revenue stream for my nonprofit's signature event, Automation Workz

My plan was to automate financial education as I discovered over the 10 years when I managed a wealth management firm, the people who needed financial education the most, the economically disadvantaged, rarely attended financial workshops. I simply thought, I could build a mobile video game that taught entrepreneurship and finances, simultaneously, to lift these individuals and start a tech start-up revolution in the City of Detroit.

Creating a tech startup has been the most challenging assignment I have ever had as our invention is not ready for commercialization and I lack funds to hire the best developers to prepare it for commercialization. I realized there is lots of entrepreneurial resources available once your invention is complete and tested, but hardly any resources when you are in the pre-commercialization and pre-revenue phase.

The invention process is difficult. My difficulty has empowered me to build an invention center so others can find the invention resources to complete their commercial invention.

My vision is to create a center where both students and adults can experience future technology first hand – artificial intelligence, robotics, computer programming, data analytics, video gaming/ simulations and hands-on math that is the foundation for this technology.  
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