Unicorns or Reindeer? An Innovative Approach to Transform Flint

July 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Detroit Beer Co.

1529 Broadway St., Detroit, MI 48226

Ideas changes lives, cities, states, countries, and the world. Do you have a vision that can transform your neighborhood? Do you have an idea you are hoping to bring to the market? Come hear serial entrepreneur, innovator, and inventor David Ollila for an interactive session over appetizers and drinks. David provides his expertise and experience to help cultivate entrepreneurship and opportunity in Flint at Skypoint Ventures, 100K Ideas, and the Ferris Wheel Innovation Center. And he will share why you need to stop chasing unicorns, when you can herd reindeer. Yes, you read that right – google it for a preview of this dynamic keynote!

This unique and effective approach has started to transform Flint into an entrepreneurial hub and is working to re-establish the middle class there. David seeks innovative ideas that solve a problem and fit into the market. He helps relive the challenges that entrepreneurs face when getting started. David will share his top tips for those of you looking to bring your idea from conception to reality. If you are an entrepreneur, have the mindset and desire, or want to learn how we can make our cities and state a better place for all, this event is for you. Join us at 6:00pm to meet and network with other young professionals from across Michigan. The remarks will begin at 6:30pm, with more networking to follow. As always, we’ll have free food and your first drink is on us.