Fri, Nov 22, 2019

10 AM – 12 PM EST (GMT-5)

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Ross: R1240

701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States

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Entrepreneurs "R" Us: Learn more about Detroit’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

10-11am: Mingling and Detroit discussion
11am-12pm: Entrepreneur Panel

Panelists include:
- Roslyn Karamako, CEO of Detroit is the New Black
- Fares Ksebati, CEO of MySwimPro
- Ishma Best, Director of Sales & Leasing at Century Partners
- Kwaku Osei, CEO of Cooperative Capital
- Stella Saffari, CEO of Zapenda


Ross: R1240

701 Tappan Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States


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Roslyn Karamoko

Founder & CEO

Detroit is the New Black

Founded Detroit is the New Black in 2014. The company is a clothing line helping Detroit move forward while ensuring that those who have been there all along still have a place at the table and the means to stay there. 

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Fares Ksebati

Co-Founder & CEO


Founded MySwimPro in 2014. The company is a technology and media company that creates mobile and wearable applications (MySwimPro and MyTriPro) that help people around the world improve their performance and health. 

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Ishma Best

Director of Sales & Leasing

Century Partners

Co-founder of Prep Realty. Ishma joined Century Partners in 2019. The company is a real-estate firm focused on facilitating holistic revitalization through sustainable residential housing development that embraces grassroots community outreach and the power of creative place-making. 

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Kwaku Osei

Founder & CEO

Cooperative Capital

Founded Cooperative Capital in 2016. The company is a private equity fund that empowers citizens to pool their money to make promising investments within their communitympany. 

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Stella Safari

Founder & CEO


Founded Zapenda in 2018. The company sells african clothing made from experienced tailors in a production facility in Congo and are named after real people in their communities who inspire the clothes they make. 

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