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Ann Arbor Spark

Webinar | Diversity in Michigan’s Entrepreneurial & Investment Community

Monday, August 10 2020 at 11:00am

Michigan Venture Capital Association’s webinar series continues with a discussion about diversity in Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community.

The panel:

Carolyn Cassin, President & CEO, Michigan Women Forward
In 2009, Carolyn Cassin accepted the leadership of Michigan Women Forward, Michigan’s only public statewide organization dedicated solely to helping women and girls realize economic self-sufficiency and social equality. Highlights of her accomplishments at MWF include the development of a microloan fund for women-owned and managed businesses and an early stage venture capital fund for women – Belle Michigan Impact Fund, of which she is the General Partner and Co-Founder.

Aaron McClendon, EIR , Detroit Venture Partners 
Aaron McClendon is an EIR at Detroit Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in downtown Detroit. He primarily provides portfolio and business incubation support through special projects, as well as source and diligence new investment opportunities. Prior to joining DVP, Aaron managed supply chain projects at General Motors and IndustryStar. Aaron is a 2017 Venture for America Fellow and serves as a Board Member for the NABS Scholarship Fund.

Moderated by Ara Topouzian, Executive Director, Michigan Venture Capital Association.

You must register to attend this webinar.