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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…

How to Fund Your Woman-Owned Startup

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Founding and funding a startup presents a unique set of challenges for women, ranging from the lack of representation to the importance of networking. The program How to Fund Your Woman-Owned Startup, hosted by Crain’s Detroit Business and sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), asked a panel of women founders to share the…

Less Talk, More Walk: The Need for Proactive Inclusion in Entrepreneurship

While the number of businesses owned by people of color in Michigan has increased over the last six years, large disparities in resources and representation still exist and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many of these obstacles. Systemic inequalities that affect minority-owned businesses cause operational challenges that are evident across all aspects of the small…

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…