Lecture To Examine Business Opportunities with Native Tribes
Falkson's lecture, "Native American Capital: New Partnerships in Academic Entrepreneurship," begins at 4 p.m. in room S401 Pappajohn Business Administration Building. Admission is free but registration is required. Registration can be completed online at www.iowajpec.org or by calling 319-335-1022.
In his lecture, Falkson will discuss opportunities and challenges for strategic partnering and investing with the 600 federally recognized American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages, as well as the unique and untapped resource represented by centers of academic excellence seeking innovative ways to develop their intellectual property and pursue new venues for entrepreneurship.
Native American Capital is the first all Indian Country private equity and venture capital firm, and is committed to helping develop businesses and providing capital to bridge the equity gap in Indian Country. Led by Native Americans, targets investments in promising new and developing high-growth businesses in Indian Country, targeting health care, infrastructure, the environment, education and commerce. NAC offers investors an historic opportunity to make a significant and positive contribution to the economic life of our nation's native peoples.
Contact: Tom Snee, UI News Services, 319-384-0010