Skypoint Ventures, LLC, a Flint-based venture capital firm, has hired serial entrepreneur David Ollila as Vice President of Innovation.
David Ollila – the founding director of Invent@NMU, a program at Northern Michigan University dedicated to supporting inventors in launching their products from idea to market – will collaborate with portfolio and investment companies to maximize their capacity for innovation and identify opportunities for growth. He will also play an important role in the revitalization of the Ferris Building, working to build an innovation hub that will attract talent and investment from across Michigan and beyond.
Founded in 2014 by Jocelyn Hagerman, CEO, Skypoint supports new businesses through funding, providing resources and creating connections within the industry and community.
The firm has created opportunities through their Dryden and Ferris buildings in Flint, and other properties across Michigan.