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Distinguished Lecture Series - Daypass 1/11/22: The Democratization of Venture Capital is Good for Michigan
David Brophy, PhD Director of the Office for the Study of Private Equity, Finance Professor of Finance, Ross School of Business (Emeritus)University of Michigan Michigan’s transition from a one-time leadership position in the industrial economy to a strong position in the knowledge economy is incomplete. The state of Michigan ranks 35th out of 50 states in attracting and retaining highly degreed people. At one point Michigan was 49th out of 50 states in attracting venture capital to our state. This presentation will provide data regarding emerging trends of venture capital crossing state and regional boundaries with investments coming to Michigan startups which will carry us into a promising future. Professor Brophy is the Director of the Office for the Study of Private Equity Finance Professor of Finance, Ross School of Business (Emeritus). His credentials include: PhD The Ohio State University 1965, MBA University of Detroit 1959, BC St Francis Xavier University 1957, BA St Francis Xavier University 1956. David’s research focuses on pricing of private equity and initial public offerings of common stock and characteristics of the venture capital market. He also was the principal investigator on “Prospects for Small Business and Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century,” a White House Conference on Small Business. He also directs the longest running, university-based venture capital market intervention for emerging growth companies (The Midwest Growth Capital Symposium).
Event Type : Distinguished Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 01/11/2022
Day of Week : Tuesday
Time : 10:00-11:30 AM
Location : Online
Instructor : Brophy David
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED