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.

Adapting to the New Normal: The long-term impact of COVID on startup talent

Startup Company

In 2020, EntryPoint had great conversations with 40+ thought leaders across the country on The Cackle and we all want more!  So in 2021, we are continuing the conversation with those guests to dig a little deeper into topics that matter. Like the impact of COVID on startup talent. Keep Cackling with Patti Glaza from…

How to Fund Your Woman-Owned Startup

Monica Wheat - fund your woman-owned startup

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…