This is the first iteration of Fintech Friday: the bi-weekly DFA update (every 2 weeks – not twice a week). So, let’s get into it. We had a productive board meeting on May 31st and this email will directly reference the action items from that discussion. Please look through the following important items!
Call for Nominations: DFA 2020 Executive Board
The Detroit Fintech Association is a non-profit organization. Our mission is to strengthen the financial technology ecosystem in Detroit and work on community challenges related to financial inclusion and financial literacy. The DFA is seeking nominees to fill Executive Board positions for President, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President, Assistant Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary.
Interested in participating in DFA’s Executive Board? In order for your nomination to be considered effective you must fill out the form by October 1st, 2019. Please follow the link below.
The nomination process will close at 5:00pm ET on October 1st, 2019. DFA will provide your submitted answers to all DFA board members, vetting and decision making will begin in December, 2019
Questions? Please contact us at [email protected]
The Detroit Fintech Association is working to cultivate a comprehensive directory of Fintech companies, along with other types of organizations in Detroit and the surrounding area. Please, explore, the profiles, and feel free to add your organization to the list – or request editing access if it is already on there.
Detroit Fintech Academy
Are you an individual with a background in finance and/or education? Or are you simply looking for ways to impact your community?
Is your company interested in working with the Detroit Fintech Association to do well by doing good?
Find out more about what we are creating for students by following the link below:
Following the lead of the events committee, I have laid out a schedule for all of the committees to meet regularly. This schedule will be sent out to all committee members this coming week.
If you are interested in joining a committee, please shoot me an email at: [email protected]
In collaboration with Ann Arbor Fintech, we will be hosting our next event on July 24th at SPARK East in Ypsilanit. Sign up for this free event today using the link below:
About The Detroit Fintech Association
The Detroit Fintech Association is a nonprofit trade organization formed to highlight the existing culture of technology-driven financial services in Detroit.
We are entrepreneurs, professionals, executives and investors that work and invest in the financial technology sector. We come together to grow Detroit’s fintech community.
The Detroit Fintech Association hosts quarterly networking events, provides mentorship matchmaking and coordinates job fairs for fintech professionals from the corporate, startup, government and higher-education worlds.
Join the Detroit Fintech Association and support the growth of Detroit financial technology sector.