Founder and Managing Director, EntryPoint
Emily applies her industry experience and connections to advance Michigan’s entrepreneurial community through partnerships that promote inclusion, community engagement and education. She’s spent the last decade supporting the entrepreneurial community at Michigan Venture Capital Association, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and Ann Arbor SPARK. In these roles, Emily worked with key stakeholders including venture capitalists, government officials, startup executives, community foundations and nonprofit organizations to build and expand upon educational and community programs. As a leading voice in Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community, Emily’s deep industry knowledge earned her acknowledgments in Forbes Magazine, Axios, and VentureBeat. She was also named to Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40 List in recognition of her research conducted for the MVCA Annual Research Report. In October 2017, she was selected to moderate a panel about Michigan’s growing entrepreneurial community with AOL Founder, Steve Case, Quicken Loans Founder, Dan Gilbert, Author and Investor, J.D. Vance, and former Google executive Mary Grove, during their Rise of the Rest Tour in Ann Arbor.
Heintz holds both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in accounting from Michigan State University.
- Axios: Michigan is Turning into a Self-Driving Car Testing Ground
- Crain’s: Crain’s 40 Under 40
- Detroit Free Press: Ann Arbor-Based Millendo Scores $62M Investment
- Forbes: Funding for Detroit’s Venture-Backed Startups
- MiBiz: New Grand Angels Venture Fund Seeks Co-Investment Opportunities in Tech, Life Sciences
- MITechNews: Emily Heintz Talks Venture Capital Investing in Michigan
- MLive: Ann Arbor Cybersecurity Firm Duo Security Now Worth $1 Billion
- Model D: Impact Investors Swing the Hammers that are Building the New Economy in Southeast Michigan
- VentureBeat: Ann Arbor Cements its Status as a Tech Hub to Watch with First Unicorn