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Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium

Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $10,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2016–December 31, 2016
  • Location Detroit, MI, United States
  • Geographic Focus Michigan

About this grant

This grant will support the third annual Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium that will be held in Flint on October 19-21, 2016, and will focus on applying entrepreneurial innovations that can revitalize Flint and similar communities around the country. The event will feature a business case challenge, a community improvement pitch session, and networking reception, as well as workshops and keynote addresses from entrepreneurial leaders in Michigan and around the country. The Urban Entrepreneurship Initiative is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to facilitate the creation of innovative, sustainable business solutions to important urban problems. To accomplish its mission, the grantee provides educational opportunities, technical assistance, and networking experiences for aspiring and existing entrepreneurs.