Tunde Wey

Tunde Wey

Official:
Tunde Wey is the founder of Detroit Big F Deal, an online crowd-funding platform allowing people to contribute money or volunteer their time toward projects that address a social or civic need. A venture in residence at the Detroit Creative Corridor Center, DBFD has coordinated campaigns for Corktown Cinema, Midtown Sound and 4th Street Far. Born in Nigeria, Tunde currently resides in Southwest Detroit. Tunde is conducting research and outreach for UIX.

Unofficial:
im just a boy with dreams...

My Recent Activity

New Mayor, Old Problems. How do we reduce crime?

Most people will agree that the major problems facing the city revolve around three key issues, employment, education and safety. Of these three, safety (reduction in crime), might be Detroit's most infamous and possibly...

New Mayor, Old Problems. How do we reduce crime?

We are well aware of the problems facing the city, most will agree they revolver around three key issues, employment, education and safety. Of these three, safety (reduction in crime) might be the Detroit's most infamous...

What positive benchmark is Detroit setting

I responded to Andrew Samtoy: That is a wonderful perspective... Detroit is best at coming back :)  

Andrew Samtoy

One thing I've noticed is that Detroit, consciously or unconsciously, is working hard to reinvent itself as THE comeback story of America.  Of all of the cities hit hard by the Recession, Detroit hit bottom hardest, and -... Continue reading

What positive benchmark is Detroit setting

Today, Detroit is more infamous than it is famous. Around the country and the world even, it seems to be synonymous with crime, blight and corruption. Most of us know that this perspective is far from complete, and some of...

Can Design Thinking Help Change Detroit?

Design Thinking, popularized by the design firm IDEO, "is a process best thought of as a system of overlapping spaces rather than a sequence of orderly steps. There are three spaces to keep in mind: inspiration, ideation,...

Design Thinking in The D

Design Thinking, popularized by the design firm IDEO, "is a process best thought of as a system of overlapping spaces rather than a sequence of orderly steps. There are three spaces to keep in mind: inspiration, ideation,...

Are non profits at a competitive disadvantage?

I responded to Claire Nelson: I'm not sure I agree with the distinction between cancer and the education system. There has been...

Claire Nelson

I love Dan's talk & message. I co-sign everything. One question I have though is motivation. Do we REALLY want to do things like end hunger or homelessness, stop sprawl or global warming? My sense is that most people... Continue reading

Are non profits at a competitive disadvantage?

Dan Pallotta, fundraiser and activist say nonprofits are suffering from a mentality that keeps them small and unable to be effective in the long term. He suggests five areas that could be worked to make charities...

What does it mean to be a social entrepreneur

In the last couple of years there has been a proliferation of the so-called "social entrepreneurs," individuals who are working to solve tough social problems while being financially sustainable. This amalgamation of...

What does "innovation" look like in Detroit?

I responded to Delphia Simmons: I like the idea of innovating in place Delphia.  I feel that to do otherwise is to work out of...

Delphia Simmons

In the past I believed that innovation only referred to an invention; something new that had not ever been seen, experienced, or done before. When I closed my eyes to think about innovators, people like Thomas Edison,... Continue reading