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Join us for Michigan's 2014 Social Entrepreneurship Showcase, the state's premier event for social entrepreneurs and impact investors.
This year's Showcase will feature leading impact investors across the venture capital, philanthropic and crowdfunding spaces, alongside the state's top social entrepreneurs. Discover what it takes to build a social enterprise from the ground up and secure investment to make a positive difference in our state!
Prize winners from this year's Michigan Corps Social Entrepreneurship Challenge will present their innovative solutions to our state's toughest challenges, and industry leaders will provide feedback and insights. All participants will have a chance to vote on a People's Choice Award which will send one social entrepreneur home with a cash grant of $1,000!
Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge Showcase Agenda
Tickets cost $20 online and $25 at the door, if tickets are still available.
12:00pm: Registration Opens
1:00 – 2:15 First Session: ''A Day in the Life of a MI Social Entrepreneur'
Social Entrepreneurship 101 Workshops: 8:30 - 11:30am (registration is separate)
For those interested, there will be two free workshops led by experts on the fundamentals of social entrepreneurship from 8:30 - 11:30 am at the University of Michigan Detroit Center at 3663 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI 48201. Spots are limited and will be granted on a first come, first serve basis.
8:30am - 9:00am: Check-in and continental breakfast
9:00am - 9:45am: "Social Entrepreneurship 101" discussion (by Marcus Harris of D:hive BUILD Social and the SEA Alliance)
10:00am - 11:00am: "Legal Considerations for Social Entrepreneurs"
11:00am - 11:30am: General Q&A and Close - "See you at the Showcase!"
11:30am - 12:30pm: Lunch on your own in the area