We are nearing completion of the Fall 2023 edition of the Urban Entrepreneurship Practicum. We are fortunate to be working with three businesses that are outstanding examples of urban entrepreneurship at its best. While it may not be immediately obvious to the casual observer, each of these businesses addresses an important need, and each has the potential to bring about transformative positive change.
My urban entrepreneurship course prepares students to deliver game changing business innovation and solutions for urban communities. The course pairs teams of talented students with entrepreneurs who have developed or are developing an urban-focused business. Urban Entrepreneur Partners benefit by having enthusiastic, talented U-M students helping to document, evaluate and improve their business model.
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Charles White of West Bloomfield, Michigan is the 2013-2014 Fred and Louise Tarver Scholar. This fall, Charles will begin his junior year […]
With the bust of Claude Shannon, outside the EECS building at U-M. Shannon is the “father of information theory.” While at MIT, […]