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U. Michigan to host entrepreneurial symposium

Associated Press Modified: September 16, 2012 at 10:15 am •  Published: September 16, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A University of Michigan business school graduate and leader of a leading personal financial management application developer will return to his alma matter to speak and receive an award.

Yodlee Inc. President and Chief Executive Anil Arora will be the keynote speaker Friday at Entrepalooza. It's an annual entrepreneurial symposium hosted by the Ann Arbor university's Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.

The 1984 graduate of the Ross School of Business also will receive the Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Before joining Yodlee in 2000, Arora was Gateway Inc.'s global chief marketing officer.

This year's symposium will offer discussions and presentations on the theme "Innovation in Many Forms." They aim to explore how entrepreneurs can use various innovation methods to execute their ideas.