EntryPoint Releases 2021 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report

EntryPoint's 2021 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report

2021 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report Reveals Record-Breaking Year of Venture Capital Investment in Startup Companies 43 Startup Companies in Washtenaw County Attracted More Than $215 Million from Venture Capital Firms ANN ARBOR, Mich. – August 16, 2021 – EntryPoint, a nonprofit research institution that delivers comprehensive research insights and implements effective data-driven programs to…

EntryPoint Releases 2021 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report

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Findings Show 333% Increase in Capital Attracted by Tech Community ANN ARBOR, Mich. – EMBARGOED UNTIL June 21, 2021 – 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 its 2021 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report. The report provides…

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…

2021 MVCA Research Report Demonstrates the Resilience of Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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EntryPoint was excited to partner with Michigan Venture Capital Association for the ninth year to develop the 2021 MVCA Research Report! This Michigan venture capital report demonstrates the resilience of the state's entrepreneurial ecosystem and the stabilizing effect it had on the overall economy in Michigan during a difficult and turbulent year. https://youtu.be/eeAouNrEEkM Download the…

Strengthen Your Impact Through Data

EntryPoint fosters inclusive and vibrant communities across the Midwest through research and community-focused programming. Each month, we lead Strengthen Your Impact Through Data for economic developers and nonprofits who serve the small business and startup community! Pick a session that works for you! 10am EST on either July 9, August 6 or September 10!Space is limited…

Investor Confidence and Behavior

Investor Confidence and Behavior

How does the consumer confidence of venture capitalists compare to consumer sentiment nationally? Here we present an analysis of data collected in 2021 regarding the investor confidence and behavior in terms of key performance indicators, including investing, portfolio management, limited partner management, fundraising, and returns. These findings provide an understanding of these venture capitalists’ perspectives in terms of both present economic conditions, as well as their forecast for the economic conditions of the future.

EntryPoint Releases New Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report to Support Small Businesses

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New Findings Show Extended Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Feb. 8, 2021 -  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 Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report. These new findings show the…

Announcing Flint and Genesee County Small Business and Entrepreneurial Research Partnership

Announcing 2021 Genesee County Business Landscape Analysis

For the first time ever, the state of small business in Genesee County is going under the economic microscope. In early 2021, EntryPoint announces its newest Flint and Genesee County small business and entrepreneurial research initiative. In partnership with Flint & Genesee Chamber's economic development unit, EntryPoint is developing a comprehensive research report on its…

Why Ann Arbor is One of the Midwest’s Most Resilient Economies

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  Economic downturns destabilize even the strongest economic ecosystems. Ann Arbor’s twenty years of growth has been put to the test several times, and each time the city and surrounding region has proven to demonstrate a successful progression in building a thriving entrepreneurial community.   This year has proven to be a year defined by…

2020 Washtenaw County Small Business Capital Report

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In developing the 2020 Washtenaw County Small Business Capital Report, EntryPoint was pleased to have the opportunity to partner with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and Revalue, organizations committed to promoting sustainable and inclusive economic growth in their regions. In an effort to better understand the flow of capital and resources in the county, its impact,…