EntryPoint Releases 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report

Report Offers Insights Into the Economic Landscape of Detroit to Inform the Development of Entrepreneurial Support Programs ANN ARBOR, Mich. - April 1, 2020 - EntryPoint, a nonprofit research institution that delivers comprehensive research insights and implements effective data-driven programs to promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest, today announced the release of the 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial…

EntryPoint Data and Program Development Guide

Developing research insights to implement effective data-driven programs that support entrepreneurs and small businesses EntryPoint is a 501(c)3 nonprofit research institution that delivers comprehensive research insights and implements effective data-driven programs to promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest. At a time when small businesses and startups are facing major challenges due to COVID-19, it is especially…

COVID-19 Midwest Resources for Small Businesses and Startups

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Updated as of 7/28/2020Helping organizations to understand the landscape of the small business and startup ecosystem and assisting them with implementing effective programs to support those businesses is what we do.  During this time, we are working to provide entrepreneurial support organizations, foundations, and government with important insights about small business and startup communities across…

It’s Official! EntryPoint is Now a Registered 501c3 Nonprofit!

EntryPoint is thrilled to announce we were designated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization by the IRS in January! EntryPoint has always been a community-focused organization. We are committed to partnering with organizations to deliver comprehensive research insights and implement effective data-driven programs that promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest. This new tax-exempt status allows us to…

EntryPoint, Duo Security and Censys to Present at South by Southwest 2020 on Building Sustainable Tech Ecosystems

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Leaders in Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Host Panel as Part of Startup Michigan Day at Michigan House EntryPoint, an organization that uses a data-driven approach to advance entrepreneurship, will present on building sustainable tech ecosystems at South by Southwest on Friday, March 13, 2020, as part of Startup Michigan Day at Michigan House. Emily Heintz,…

2019 | EntryPoint Highlights

As we embark on a new year (and a new decade!), we wanted to reflect on the milestones over this past year. 2019 was filled with many highlights as EntryPoint entered its second year of business. We are thrilled about the significant growth of our research and community engagement initiatives and look forward to the…

How the 2020 Washtenaw County Capital Report Will Bridge Gaps and Reshape Investment Opportunities in the Region

EntryPoint is excited to lead the most comprehensive and inclusive community research initiative about investment activity in Washtenaw County. With our partners Revalue and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation, we will gather first-time data from all investment classes to understand how capital flows in the County as well as discover more opportunities for investment.…

How the Midwest Can Turn Community Engagement into a Competitive Advantage

2019 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition Connects Entrepreneurs to Funding and Resources to Fuel the Growth of Startups EntryPoint was thrilled to partner with ID Ventures, one of the most active early-stage investors in Michigan, to host the 2019 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition. Over the last decade, Accelerate Michigan has become one of the largest events…

How Michigan Investors and Startups are Hitting Milestones to Fuel the Growth of Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

2019 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner Celebrates Achievements of Michigan Investors and their Portfolio Companies EntryPoint was excited to partner with Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) to host the 2019 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner! For the second year in a row, we worked with MVCA Executive Director, Ara Topouzian and the MVCA Board of Directors to…

How Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition Makes Connections That Matter

By Emily Heintz, Founder and Managing Director of EntryPoint EntryPoint is proud to partner with Invest Detroit to host the 2019 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC), an event that supports Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem by offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their companies to investors while building connections with entrepreneurs, business acceleration resources, and experts in…