COVID-19 Midwest Resources for Small Businesses and Startups

COVID-19

Helping 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 the Midwest in…

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…

Guest Post: How to Determine Your Target Market and Effectively Build Your Startup with It

Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has grown immensely over the past five years (STAT). EntryPoint doesn’t only want to see the number of companies increase, but we would like to see those companies flourish. EntryPoint guest blogger, Matthew Gira, Founder at FounderCo, saw an opportunity to help founders start at the basics and learn how to be…

Guest Post: Getting Familiar with Venture For America Detroit

Talent is frequently a topic of discussion for most industries. How does an organization attract and retain talent? Are there programs that can help? Venture For America is one of those notable programs focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship. EntryPoint guest blogger, Sarah Craft, Director of Detroit at Venture For America, would like Michigan's entrepreneurial ecosystem…

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

SXSW2020

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,…

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…