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 […]

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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 […]

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GreenLight Flint Business Plan Competition

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With all of the tainted-water stories coming out of Flint, Michigan these days, it’s easy to forget that life goes on, and that people in Flint are still working to enhance and grow the community. One such effort is the GreenLight Flint Business Plan Competition, which takes place on January 27 (next week)! I served […]

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Introducing: UEI-TV!

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In the run-up to last Fall’s Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium 2015, we had an idea: why not interview some of the outstanding people in our urban entrepreneur ecosystem, and make those interviews available to the wider public? Well, that idea led to a whole series of Video Vignettes sessions where television host and playwright Brenda Perryman […]

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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 […]

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