May 2010 News

IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE BIG 3: TO KICK-START MICHIGAN’S ECONOMY, RICK DEVOS INVESTS IN ART & STARTUPS

IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE BIG 3: TO KICK-START MICHIGAN’S ECONOMY, RICK DEVOS INVESTS IN ART & STARTUPS

DeVos took sharing one step further with ArtPrize. “It’s intentionally a large incentive with few rules in order to let people try a lot of things. We don’t curate anything, we just register artists and venues and they work together, so it’s not just artists’ work but business owners experimenting with presentation. It’s a party atmosphere that lets people let their hair down. Our goal is unmeasurable,” DeVos says.