Pure Revival: The Role of Innovation in the Economic Rejuvenation of Michigan's Cities

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Ingenuity Alley (CASES Atrium)
 
About the Talk
Many communities in Michigan are experiencing economic and cultural rejuvenation, largely driven by entrepreneurs and investors. This has resulted in the emergence of innovative industry clusters around FinTech and other technologies. This talk will tell the story of the decline and rebirth of the cities of Michigan, an important tale for communities that are currently pursuing their own rejuvenation.
 
About the Speaker
Mr. Thomas Coke, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is currently the Chief Marketing Officer of Argonomo, a firm that specializes in the digitization of businesses. He has worked with several successful startups in the finance space, as well as in venture capital, angel investment and crowdfunding groups.
 
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