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High Growth Happy Hour - Real Estate

Southeast Michigan Startup is pleased to announce our next High Growth Happy Hour focused on two innovative real estate companies that are scaling in Detroit. 

Detroit's rapidly fluctuating real estate market has no shortage of entrepreneurs breaking into it. Join David Alade of Century Partners, a real estate development company with a holistic revitalization and innovative funding approach, and Max Nussenbaum CEO & Co-founder of property management startup Castle. David and Max will share insights into Detroit's real estate market, including how they have broken in and created a new model for their businesses, and how they are growing.

About David Alade

David Alade is a born and raised New Yorker. After graduating with a degree in Urban Studies and Economics from Columbia University in 2009, he pursued a career on Wall Street where he focused on providing an array of secured financing solutions for consumer finance companies. During his six years in investment banking at Barclays Capital and Credit Suisse, David facilitated over $100Billion in financing for mid-size to Fortune 500 companies, including tens of billions of dollars of financing for the finance arms of the Big 3 U.S. auto companies. In the summer of 2014, David fell in love with the charismatic energy burning within the city of Detroit and began financially investing in its neighborhoods. David moved to Detroit in May 2015 to focus on community advocacy and real estate development in Detroit’s urban neighborhoods on a full-time basis.

About Max Nussenbaum 

Max is originally from Newton, Massachusetts. He graduated form Wesleyan University in 2012 with a double major in English and government. After graduation, Max moved to Detroit as part of Venture for America's inaugural class and spent two years working at tech startup Are You a Human? In 2014, Max started Castle with friends Scott Lowe and Tim Dingman. Castle helps manage rental properties for landlords using automation and on-demand labor.


6-630 - Networking & Drinks

6:30-7:30 - Casual chat and Q&A with attendees 

7:30-8 - Networking

-----> Please RSVP if you can join us. Space is very limited for this special event. Drinks and light appetizers will be served. We hope to see you there! 

The High Growth Happy Hour series is brought to you by Southeast Michigan Startup with support from the New Economy Initiative. The series brings together Metro Detroit's fastest growing entrepreneurs to connect with those who have successfully scaled their companies.

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