Molly Theis Joins EntryPoint as Community Engagement Manager to Expand Partnerships in the Midwest Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Former Michigan Venture Capital Association Program Director Brings Extensive Event Planning and Community Relations Experience to Create Strategic Events Ann Arbor, MICH. - Jan. 13, 2020 - EntryPoint today announced that Molly Theis has joined its team as community engagement manager. In this role, Theis connects leaders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem by strategically hosting events…

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…

2019 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report Reveals Five-Year Economic Trends Impacting Detroit’s Growing Startup Community

Report Shows 54% Increase in the Number of Venture-Backed Startups Over the Last Five Years ANN ARBOR, Mich. - August 5, 2019 - EntryPoint, an organization that uses a data-driven approach to advance entrepreneurship, today announced the release of the 2019 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report. The report highlights economic trends over the last five years…