‘Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy’ is topic at Rice’s Jones School Sept. 27

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‘Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy’ is topic at Rice’s Jones School Sept. 27

HOUSTON – (Sept. 21, 2018) – American scholar and venture capitalist Bill Janeway, author of “Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy,” will speak at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business Sept. 27 on the interaction between the state, financiers and entrepreneurs in the innovation economy.

Hosted by the Rice MBA and Houston chapters of the Adam Smith Society, the event is $25 for the public; registration is at www.adamsmithsociety.com/html/doing-capitalism-innovation-economy-1760.html.

What: A discussion titled “Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy.”

Who: Bill Janeway, an American scholar, venture capitalist and author.

When: 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27

Where: Rice University, McNair Hall, Room 318, 6100 Main St. Parking is available in the Central Campus Garage. For directions, see http://business.rice.edu/directions-and-parking.

The public must RSVP at www.adamsmithsociety.com/html/doing-capitalism-innovation-economy-1760.html.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.