Wells Fargo Bank Invests in Innovation

Wells Fargo continues its sponsorship of innovation programs at the North Bay iHub.
WF Senior VP Dan Lind with iHub Executive Director Michael Newell
WF Senior VP Dan Lind with iHub Executive Director Michael Newell
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Aug. 1, 2012 - PRLog -- Wells Fargo Bank has committed $5,000 to support innovation and economic development through the North Bay iHub.

“Wells Fargo has always maintained a commitment to building strong and vibrant communities,” says Dan Lind, Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, also a member of the iHub’s Board of Directors.  “We see innovation as a key driving force behind economic growth.  The North Bay iHub provides a network of resources to North Bay entrepreneurs to make the challenging task of growing an innovative business a little bit easier.”

“The start-ups of today will become the major employers of the future,” says Michael Newell, Executive Director of the North Bay iHub.  “The iHub is here to help guide and fuel the very start of that process. With a healthy stream of new companies developing, the entire region will reap the benefits over time.”

The North Bay iHub provides programs in support of regional innovatiors and entrepreneurs including: business education and training, mentoring and networking, as well as co-working space and furnished office leasing. Other programs to foster investment and entrepreneurialism include the annual Innovation Showcase and Investor Summit.

About the North Bay iHub

The North Bay iHub is a non-profit organization with a mission of creating high value jobs in the North Bay. We partner with other organizations to create and support programs that enable and accelerate the success of innovative startups and growth companies in the region. The North Bay iHub is one of 12 Innovation Hubs appointed by the California Governor’s Office. The iHub program is aimed at stimulating job creation in California by providing coordinated support in the areas of innovation, technology commercialization and entrepreneurship. More information can be found at http://www.northbayihub.org.
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