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Episode #61: Kelly Sexton on Spinning Out
Cutting-Edge Ideas and Technologies

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The Cackle Ep61: Kelly Sexton, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for Research, University of Michigan, joins The Cackle to discuss spinning out cutting-edge ideas and technologies. **Aired Wednesday, June 16th on Facebook Live, Twitter, or LinkedIn at 10:30 am EST** https://youtu.be/YvVgpmVc2YY As associate vice president for research – technology transfer and innovation partnerships, Kelly Sexton works closely…

EntryPoint and Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance Partner to Release 2021 Genesee County Small Business Analysis

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New Annual Report Provides Comprehensive Analysis to Support Genesee County’s Small Business Community ANN ARBOR and FLINT, Mich. – June 7, 2021 - EntryPoint, a nonprofit research institution that delivers comprehensive research insights and implements effective data-driven programs to promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest, and Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance, today announced the release of…

Episode #60: Intisar Bashir on Entrepreneurship, Trailblazing and Small Business Growth

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The Cackle Ep60: Intisar Bashir, Co-Founder, Browndages joins The Cackle to discuss entrepreneurship, trailblazing and small business growth. **Aired Wednesday, May 26th on Facebook Live, Twitter, or LinkedIn at 10:30 am EST** Intisar Bashir was born in Columbus OH. She comes from a family of entrepreneurs and has always desired to follow in their footsteps, namely…

BAKE! at Zingerman’s Bakehouse – Bringing Joy and Connectivity Through Baked Goods

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In 2020, EntryPoint had great conversations with 40+ thought leaders across the country on The Cackle and we all want more!  So in 2021, we are continuing the conversation with those guests to dig a little deeper into topics that matter. Like Zingerman's Bakehouse bringing people joy and connectivity while navigating new obstacles brought on…

Episode #59: Investing in Fundamental Human Needs

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The Cackle Ep59: Elizabeth Edwards, Founder & Managing Partner, H Venture Partners joins The Cackle to discuss investing in fundamental human needs. **Watch Wednesday, May 19th on Facebook Live, Twitter, or LinkedIn at 10:30 am EST** Elizabeth is a founder and General Partner of H Venture Partners. Over the past 15 years, she’s invested in over 30 companies…

Episode #58: Ben Bernstein’s Fresh Approach to Venture Capital

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The Cackle Ep58: Ben Bernstein, Principal, Invest Detroit Ventures joins The Cackle to discuss a fresh approach to venture capital. **Watch Wednesday, May 12th on Facebook Live, Twitter, or LinkedIn at 10:30 am EST** Ben Bernstein is a Principal at Invest Detroit Ventures where he develops relationships with entrepreneurs across Michigan, helping to coach and develop startup…

Michigan’s University Research Corridor: The impact of research institutions on the entrepreneurial ecosystem

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In 2020, EntryPoint had great conversations with 40+ thought leaders across the country on The Cackle and we all want more!  So in 2021, we are continuing the conversation with those guests to dig a little deeper into topics that matter. Like the impact of research institutions on the entrepreneurial ecosystem.  Keep Cackling with Dr.…

Episode #57: Insights on Increasing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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The Cackle Ep57: Trey Boynton, Director of Inclusion & Collaboration Strategy & Solutions, Cisco, joins The Cackle to discuss insights on increasing diversity, equity and inclusion. **Aired Wednesday, April 28th on Facebook Live, Twitter, or LinkedIn at 10:30 am EST** Trey Boynton has spent her professional career working to create inclusive environments. For nearly 20 years, she worked…

Thought Leadership: Midwest small businesses and startups

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On EntryPoint's weekly livestream, The Cackle, we meet with small businesses, startups, and people having an impact on communities across the Midwest to connect the dots between economic trends and the lived experiences of people navigating them. In 2020, EntryPoint had great conversations with 40+ thought leaders from across the country and in 2021, we…