OBI/TCO Corporate Innovation Speaker Series: Startup Financiang Options

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Date: February 6, 2023
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Virtual event
Category: Seminar

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Speaker & Q&A with the OBI/Tech Comm Team

Speaker: Vince Nystrom

Vince Nystrom is the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Fund Development at InvestUP, which is a regional economic development group focusing on the Upper Peninsula. In this role, Vince supports business development across the Upper Peninsula with a focus on business retention, expansion, and attraction, and the development of strategic initiatives to accelerate economic growth throughout the region. Vince is also leading the development of InvestUP’s outdoor innovation fund to focus on early-stage investments in startups and innovation connected to the outdoor recreation industry. Prior to joining InvestUP, Vince was a partner with Renaissance Venture Capital for six years. Vince’s economic development experience includes over ten years with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation in both business development and entrepreneurial initiatives. University economic development experience includes being Program Director at Michigan’s University Research Corridor, of which Wayne State is one of the three university founders along with UofM and MSU. Vince has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan State University and worked for a decade in the manufacturing sector with an emphasis on automation, robotics, and machine vision. 

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Time: Feb 6, 2023 12:00 PM EST

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