Guests from Detroit community development organizations gave guest presentations at U-M ENTR 490.012 Urban Entrepreneurship class.
We are honored to invite you to Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2015 (#UES2015). Last year, #UES2014 in Ann Arbor was a tremendous success. With a high caliber of speakers and dynamic audience engagement, the community convened to discuss, share, and rethink the methods and strategies for creating businesses specifically designed to serve urban communities. This year we are […]
Want to create the next Uber or AirBnB? Want to solve important problems in public safety, education, transportation, public health, or other areas? Beginning this Fall, a new course at the University of Michigan may help you do just that. The course is called Urban Entrepreneurship, and it aims to show budding entrepreneurs how to […]
Urban Entrepreneurship: The Case for Detroit ~ by Thomas Zurbuchen Oct 20, 20140 Comments An entrepreneurial state of mind is one that sees and creates opportunity to the benefit of many. It’s one that is based on our history and our community and builds toward a better future. There is no better place, perhaps in […]
The video recording of Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014 is now available for viewing. The folks at MConnex (University of Michigan) were kind enough to record and live stream the entire #UES2014 program so that those who were not able to be there could still take part. In addition, we have hundreds of pictures from the […]
MEDIA ALERT October 7, 2014 INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY Leading Figure in the Urban Entrepreneurship Movement Tours Detroit on October 9, 2014 to Exchange Ideas and Attend Welcome Luncheon at TechTown Dr. Jeffrey Robinson to tour several entrepreneurial ventures in Detroit prior to October 10th keynote address at the Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium in Ann Arbor
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 […]
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 […]
The lineup of speakers, moderators, and panelists for Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2014 is now 99% complete. We have a talented and knowledgeable team, and the interaction that takes place on the day of the symposium is sure to generate new ideas and activity. The goal of this event is to light a fire of innovation […]
UEI “ambassador” Pearlyn Budu is passionate about using entrepreneurship to improve lives in her home town of Accra, Ghana. In this video, she interviews two nascent urban entrepreneurs about their business plans, and in particular, their underlying business model. Check out the video and let us (and Pearlyn) know what you think.