The Future of Venture Capital in Detroit and Southeast Michigan Presented by Mike Ilitch School of Business and Michigan Venture Capital Association
Wayne State University Students, Faculty, Alumni and Michigan Venture Capital Association Members are invited to this special event.
Friday, February 16, 2024 8:30 am – Noon 2771 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201
8:30 am Registration, networking and hot breakfast 9:30 am Welcome and Introductions 9:45 am Keynote – Venture Capital Strategy in Today’s Economic Headwinds 10:30 am Panel – The Future of Venture Capital in Detroit 11:15 am Panel – New Generation Venture Capital Talent Noon – Event concludes
Keynote – Venture Capital Strategy in Today’s Economic Headwinds Paul McCreadie Partner & Chief Operating Officer at Arboretum Ventures
Panel – The Future of Venture Capital in Detroit and Southeast Michigan Moderator: Ara Topouzian, Executive Director, Michigan Venture Capital Association Chris Rizik CEO Renaissance Venture Capital Nia Batts, Managing Partner & COO, Union Heritage Martin Dober Senior Vice President Invest Detroit Managing Director ID Ventures Nancy Philippart Co-Founder and Partner Belle Michigan Mykolas Rambus Co-Founder & CEO Hush
Panel – New Generation Venture Capital Talent Moderator: Austin Churley, WSU Junior, Finance & President of Warrior Ventures Meagan Malm Principal Michigan Capital Network Keegan McGuire Healthcare Investor Arboretum Adventures Caroline Wolanin Investor Plymouth Growth WSU BS BA 2022 Nicholas Cohn Investment Analyst Grand Ventures