Detroit ‘a place you can do well by being on the ground floor of opportunity,’ Rock Ventures’ Cullen tells Detroit Policy Conference

Crain’s Detroit Business: February 28, 2013

The man working side by side with Dan Gilbert on revitalization strategies for Detroit opened the 2013 Detroit Policy Conference today with a keynote that focused primarily on “the other side of the story.”

“It’s been a real challenge for us as you confront headlines like we see here,” with news of an emergency financial manager or bankruptcy for Detroit, political scandals and population loss, said Matt Cullen, president and CEO of Rock Ventures LLC.

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Conference to focus on Detroit’s transformation

Crain’s Detroit Business: February 26, 2013

The mayor of Detroit, a journalist and best-selling author, and a private sector investor will deliver keynote speeches at the Detroit Policy Conference, set to take place Thursday. Mayor Dave Bing; Richard Florida, a senior editor at The Atlantic and author of The Rise of the Creative Class; and Matt Cullen, CEO of Rock Ventures LLC, will highlight the current transformation of the city…

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