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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…

Guest Post: Networks are Critical for Women Entrepreneurs

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Inforum accelerates careers for women and boosts talent initiatives for companies. While networks and mentorship are beneficial for all entrepreneurs, Inforum found that they are critical for women entrepreneurs. As featured in the 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report and 2020 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report, President and CEO of Inforum, Terry Barclay, describes how Inforum provides…

Guest Post: Making an Impact: Opportunity for Growth with Scaleups

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Endeavor Detroit works to catalyze long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs in Michigan. To grow the local entrepreneurial ecosystem, Endeavor has found that scaleups have the largest impact on both job creation and local economies. As featured in the 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report and 2020 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial…

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Startup Community

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the past year has been fraught with turbulence. Political tensions, social unrest, and, of course, the COVID-19 pandemic have all generated a great deal of uncertainty throughout communities, including their economies. Even the Ann Arbor region, which is consistently ranked among the best places in which to live…

EntryPoint Releases 2020 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report

Ann Arbor Startups Raise Nearly One Billion in Venture Capital Funding 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 Ann Arbor Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report. The report provides research insights and themes affecting the entrepreneurial ecosystem,…