#UES2016 is history. Now the real work begins. We have posted the recap of the 2016 Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium on the UEI web site, and we will continue to add more information in the coming weeks. Please take the time to review the pictures (there are hundreds!), the attendee survey results, the TV, radio, and print […]
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Keynote speakers for Oct. 19-21 Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium focus on economic revival in Flint; registration is underway.
The Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium is a one-of-a-kind conference that assembles entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and their allies from academia, government, and community organizations.
Flint’s revival begins with you! [embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDOVd-eG42o[/embedyt] As part of the 2016 Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative activities, we want to hear your idea – your “pitch” – for making life better in Flint, Michigan. Whether your pitch is an idea for a new business, or a community improvement suggestion, or a gripe about a problem you want to […]
In preparation for #UES2016, the Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative wants to hear directly from Flint citizens regarding their business ideas, community improvement suggestions, and gripes, and will give recognition and prizes to the best presentations.
[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQdyaUxgUT8[/embedyt] David Tarver, UEI founder and president, discusses the 2016 Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium, to be held in Flint, Michigan on October 19-21, with legendary broadcaster Chuck Stokes on his show “Spotlight on the News.” Tarver discusses his entrepreneur background, his hopes for Flint, and the benefits that the Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium will bring to […]
(excerpt) Broadcast September 18, 2016 UEI founder and president David Tarver discusses his entrepreneurial journey, the Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative, and the 2016 Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium to be held in Flint, Michigan on October 19-21.
In one of the most comprehensive works yet written on the history of inequality and metropolitan development in modern America, author Andrew R. Highsmith uses the case of Flint to explain how the perennial quest for urban renewal contributed to mass suburbanization, racial and economic division, deindustrialization and political fragmentation. Detroit –Sept. 16, 2016 – […]
Detroit –Sept. 8, 2016 – The Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative (UEI), a Mich.-based 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation established in 2015 and offering programming and resources that encourage, facilitate and enable the development of for-profit business solutions to address the needs of urban communities, announces Reggie Barnett, Fred Hall, Karen Lopez and Maria Woodruff-Wright have been appointed […]