News Release: Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2016 announces details of two new business challenge competitions for Oct. 19-21 event in Flint

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#UES2016 brings business innovators, academics and community leaders together to solve urban problems using for-profit business solutions     Detroit –Sept. 8, 2016 –The Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative is pleased to announce the details of two new business challenge competitions in conjunction with the third annual Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium, to be held Oct. 19 to 21 […]

News Release: Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative (UEI) founder interviewed on Comcast Newsmakers

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Detroit –Sept. 2, 2016 – W. David Tarver, Founder and Board President of The Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative (UEI), a non-profit corporation offering programming and resources that encourage, facilitate and enable the development of for-profit business solutions to address the needs of urban communities, was a guest on Michigan’s Comcast Newsmakers on Aug. 18. Comcast Newsmakers […]

News Release: Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative announces board of directors

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  Detroit –Sept. 2, 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 […]

Press Release: Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2016 Heads to Flint

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Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2016 heads to Flint, Michigan Oct. 19-21 with an expanded program and two new business challenge competitions  Third annual event brings business innovators, academics and community leaders together to solve urban problems using for-profit business solutions; sponsorship opportunities available  Media Contact: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 248.260.8466; barbara@eafocus.com  Detroit –July 19, 2016 –The […]

Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2016 (UES2016) Flint, Michigan

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The 2016 Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium will take place October 19-21 in Flint, Michigan. Save the date! The Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium convenes entrepreneurs and thought leaders in business, academia, community organizations, and government to facilitate business innovation that improves the quality of life in urban communities. The first Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium (UES2014) was held at the Gerald […]

Chicago Federal Reserve Publishes Summary of #UES2015

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Many organizations representing academia, government, business, and urban communities were present at Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2015. Among these was the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In addition to its role in regulating monetary policy, the Fed studies, analyzes, and documents economic conditions and trends. Following #UES2015, the Chicago Fed posted a summary of the event […]