Investing In The Rust Belt, the Opportunity

Hear from Scott Shane, Managing Director of Comeback Capital and Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University.

About this event

Join us for an online presentation on how to invest in high-potential, early-stage companies based outside traditional VC centers that leverage unique talent, market insights, and technology to create venture-scale outcomes.

With your RSVP confirmation you will receive a Zoom link to join the meeting.

As always, networking will follow the presentation in smaller breakout rooms.

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About Scott Shane:

SCOTT SHANE is Managing Director of Comeback Capital, a pre-seed stage venture capital fund that invests across the Midwest, now on its second fund. He is also a Deal Flow Partner for Right Side Capital Management, a San Francisco-based pre-seed stage micro VC fund. He is an active angel and limited partner and mentor at the Iconyc, Acceleprise and gener8tor accelerator funds, and an LP in Refinery Ventures and Illuminate Ventures.

He is also a Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve University. The author of 95 scholarly articles and 16 books, Dr. Shane was the 2009 winner of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, the most prestigious award in this academic field. According to a study by John Ioannidis at Stanford University, published in PLoS Biology, Dr. Shane the 1,137th most impactful scientist out of 7 million living scientists.

Dr. Shane has also written extensively for popular audiences, penning regular columns for Bloomberg Businessweek, Inc., Entrepreneur and the New York Times. Dr. Shane has served on the faculty at the University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Georgia Institute of Technology, and as a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. He serves currently as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Youngstown Business Incubator and is an advisor to several startup companies. Dr. Shane received his PhD in Applied Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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