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Guest Post: The Six Things Top Talent Looks for in a New Job

purpose.jobs connects top talent with purpose-driven startups based on values, experience, and culture fit. To attract top talent, Ryan Landau, founder of purpose.jobs, found that a healthy company culture is crucial, especially for startups. As featured in the 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report, he shares the six attributes that candidates are looking for in a…

Guest Post: Why Equitable and Inclusive Entrepreneurship Matters

Build Institute empowers people to launch ideas and grow businesses by providing access to education, resources, and a supportive engaged community. While Detroit’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is continually growing, April Boyle, Founder and Executive Director of Build Institute, found that it is becoming even more critical to support women and people of color in Detroit due…

Guest Post: Building Founder-Focused Community

Community plays an important role in many industries, but is especially beneficial for startup founders. EntryPoint guest blogger, Amanda Lewan, Co-Founder and CEO of Bamboo Detroit, recognized the opportunity to build a founder-focused community. As featured in the 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report, she discusses the importance of building a network of founders and how…

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-JEhky6zuk As you go through the workshop, here are some tips that might be helpful: Create assumptions of why your company provides value for your customers and then validate those assumptions. It’s okay to not know exactly what your value proposition is out of the gate. Write down a few different ways your product or…

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…