The Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 4-6 in Detroit. The event begins with a two-day investor pitch competition by 54 semifinalists competing for more than $1 million in cash and in-kind prizes at the Westin Book Cadillac. Businesses from as far as the United Kingdom, India and throughout the United States applied. Accelerate Michigan 2014 culminates on Nov. 6 at Orchestra Hall in Detroit where a $500,000 Grand Prize and 10 additional awards totaling $500,000 in cash and in-kind prizes will be presented. For more information and to register, visit www.acceleratemichigan.org.