Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference announcing the 2014 Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge on Thursday, March 6 at 2 p.m. at TechTown Detroit.
LANSING, Mich. – Media representatives are invited to attend a press conference announcing the 2014 Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge on Thursday, March 6 at 2 p.m. at TechTown Detroit.
The Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge invites individuals and teams to submit plans for an emerging idea or existing venture with a sustainable solution to a clearly defined social problem in areas including, but not limited to, chronic unemployment, health and nutrition, the environment, urban revitalization, and education. Participants will compete for more than $60,000 in prizes.
Michigan Corps Executive Director Elizabeth Garlow will provide opening remarks. Other speakers will include:
|EVENT:||2014 Michigan Social Entrepreneurship Challenge press conference|
|DATE:||Thursday, March 6, 2014|
|TIME:||2:00 - 2:45 p.m.|
Michigan Corps is a private non-profit organization that leads programs to discover, support and scale social innovation across the state. Michigan Corps believes that our communities are strengthened principally by networks of social-minded entrepreneurs and engaged citizens that are connected with one another and the resources to help make Michigan a better, vibrant place to live. For more information, visit www.michigancorps.org.
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