EntryPoint Releases Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report

Research Insights From Over 400 Businesses Across Washtenaw County Reveal the Impact of COVID-19 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. The report reveals the impact of COVID-19 on…

2020 MVCA Research Report Features Strength of Michigan’s Venture Capital Community

EntryPoint was excited to again partner with Michigan Venture Capital Association, the nonprofit trade association designed to increase the amount of capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community, to publish the 2020 MVCA Research Report. MVCA is a nonprofit trade association designed to increase the amount of capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial…

EntryPoint Releases 2020 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report

Report Offers Insights Into the Economic Landscape of Detroit to Inform the Development of Entrepreneurial Support Programs ANN ARBOR, Mich. - April 1, 2020 - 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 Detroit Entrepreneurial…

EntryPoint Data and Program Development Guide

Developing research insights to implement effective data-driven programs that support entrepreneurs and small businesses EntryPoint is a 501(c)3 nonprofit research institution that delivers comprehensive research insights and implements effective data-driven programs to promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest. At a time when small businesses and startups are facing major challenges due to COVID-19, it is especially…

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.…

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…

2019 MVCA Research Report Features Successes and Opportunities Facing Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

EntryPoint was excited to partner with Michigan Venture Capital Association, the nonprofit trade association designed to increase the amount of capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community, to publish the 2019 MVCA Research Report.  The 30-page annual research report is a comprehensive analysis of venture capital investment activity in Michigan. According to our research,…

2018 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report Highlights City as Growing Tech Hub

Ann Arbor, MICH. – October 30, 2018 – EntryPoint today announced the release of the 2018 Detroit Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Report. The report highlights Detroit’s economic growth and trends, showing 56 percent of venture capital was invested in information technology startups in the last year. This momentum builds upon the rapid growth of Detroit’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and…

Additional Past Research

EntryPoint partners with organizations to conduct comprehensive research that analyzes the landscape of entrepreneurial ecosystems. Our goal is to promote entrepreneurship by providing insights that highlight the trends, challenges, and opportunities facing organizations across sectors, stages, demographics, and geographies. To this end, we employ a mixed-methods approach that delivers both extensive quantitative analysis, as well…