We will be meeting in Kalamazoo several times to get to one another, learn more about the local startup community, and to debrief.  Here are the scheduled meetings:

January 16, 2015, 2-3pm, Lee Honors College, Room 1022

  • This is the initial meeting between the students and the instructor to provide general information about the course.
  • [ Next Destination: Kalamazoo ]

January 30, 2015, 11:30am – 1pm, Starting Gate

  • The purpose of this roundtable is for the students to be able to hear what is going on in the local startup community before embarking on their travels to the other cities
  • [ Previous Destination: Kalamazoo ] [ Next Destination: Detroit ]

February 27, 2015, 2-5pm, Lee Honors College, Room 2014

  • Meet to go over final preparation items for the Boulder-Austin trip
  • Discuss the three books that were read by the group
  • [ Previous Destination: Grand Rapids ] [ Next Destination: Boulder ]

March 27, 2015, 1-3pm, Starting Gate  [ originally was scheduled for 2-4pm ]

  • The purpose of this get together is for the students to present their findings and understanding of startup communities to the local startup community
  • [ Previous Destination: Lowe Foundation ]

[ see pictures from the trip / get togethers in Kalamazoo ]


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