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The Innovate State Speaker Series at MSU is a collaborative program designed to connect forward-thinking speakers with students and professionals interested in innovation and entrepreneurship. Topics include startups, new business creation, leadership and team-building, customer acquisition, fundraising and other special topics.

Held monthly through the academic year, this speaker series is held at 6 p.m. in the Erikson Hall Kiva on Farm Lane | MAP

2018-2019 Series 

Fall

September 18, 2018: Shaniqua Davis | CEO & Founder, Noirefy

 

October 3, 2018: Jeff Ellman | Founder, Urbanbound and Hireology | RSVP Today

 

October 16, 2018: Marissa Siero | Workplace Director, Lodgic Everyday Community | RSVP Today

 

November 7, 2018: Justin "Bugsy" Sailor | Founder & Owner, Upper Peninsula Supply Co., LLC | RSVP Today

 

November 20, 2018: Denise & Mike Busley | Founders, Grand Traverse Pie Company | RSVP Today

 

Spring

January 23, 2019: Dave Zilko | CEO, FUEL Leadership | RSVP Today 

 

February 5, 2019: Zoe Zappitell | Product Manager, Zynga | RSVP Today

 

February 19, 2019: Mike Kalis | Founder & CEO, Marketplace Homes | RSVP Today

 

March 13, 2019: Tracy Garley | CEO, Zarkpa's | RSVP Today

 

March 26, 2019: Jillian Lorenz | Co-Founder/CEO, The Barre Code | RSVP Today