Uber and Loveland Technologies among businesses participating in #UES2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2014 Contact: Anita S. Lane 313.447.9083 AnitaSLane@SenseiCommunications.com   Uber and Loveland Technologies Among Businesses Participating at the Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium, October 10, 2014 Symposium will offer strategies for developing sustainable, scalable businesses that solve important urban problems.  ANN ARBOR, MI— Can businesses solve critical urban problems and turn a profit […]

And now, a shout out to our sponsors…

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The date for Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014 is fast approaching, and we’re amazed at the outpouring of support we’re seeing. We have a great lineup of speakers, moderators, presenters, and panelists, and all signs point to the event being over-subscribed. All of this points to the fact that many people out there recognize the importance of applying […]

Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014 Luncheon Speaker – Jill Ford

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Entrepreneurship is in the air throughout the Detroit area, and no one embodies the entrepreneurial spirit more than Mayor Duggan’s recent hire to head the City’s entrepreneurship facilitation efforts: Jill Ford.  That is why we are pleased to have Jill as the luncheon speaker for Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014.  Jill, who has a computer science […]

Jeffrey Robinson, Ph.D.

Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014 Keynote Speaker – Jeffrey A. Robinson, Ph.D.

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The Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative is pleased and honored to announce the keynote speaker for Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014.  Jeffrey A. Robinson, Ph.D. is an award winning business school professor, international speaker and entrepreneur.  Since 2008, he has been a leading faculty member at Rutgers Business School where he is an associate professor of management and […]

Press Release: Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014

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Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium Will Convene Business Innovators Who Wish to Serve Urban Communities Hosted by the Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative and University of Michigan/Innovate Blue, the event will connect those interested in entrepreneurial solutions to urban problems.  Ann Arbor, MI – On Friday, October 10th, business, education, government, and community representatives will gather to discuss strategies for creating sustainable, […]


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Greetings and welcome to the Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative news page. Use this page to track what is happening with the Initiative and to communicate with other interested parties. Feel free to register and post (moderated) content of your own. Together, we can facilitate the creation of businesses that will improve the quality of life in […]