Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund

A2EF is an entrepreneur-led cooperative creating connections, accelerating business growth and driving community impact

A2EF

What we do

SUPPORTING MICHIGAN ENTREPRENEURS

Building a network of startup founders who support one another in the growth of their companies through exchange and shared experiences

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A small commitment today can make a huge impact tomorrow

DRIVING IMPACT IN THE COMMUNITY

Founders and startups pledge a small portion of their future success to the local community, which enriches Washtenaw County and in turn, benefits the companies

How can we help you grow your startup?

early-stage founders will find ample value in the unique programming that we offer

On-going programs

Exclusive Founders Retreat

Build meaningful relationships during a one-of-a-kind program – Launching in 2021

Startup networking opportunities

Whether virtual or in-person, join your peers for candid discussions and learning around key business topics

Entrepreneurs Directory

Share your time and experiences with like-minded entrepreneurs

Philanthropic Opportunities

Explore local priorities and participate first-hand in activities that help the community

Join Your Peers

Why you should join A2EF

members of A2EF will see a host of direct and indirect benefits that lead to business and personal growth

75%

of Millennial’s would take a pay cut for a socially responsible company

87%

of consumer believe corporations should place equal weight on business and community support

Grow your network

Connect with members and founder peers to increase your network and expand your possible opportunities

Attract & Retain Talent

60% of Millennial’s say a sense of purpose is a key reason they choose to work for and stay with a company

230%

Companies that integrate CSR into their business have 2.3 times employee retention

57%

Employees who are more engaged put in 57% more effort on the job

INCREASE TEAM PRODUCTIVITY & LOYALTY

A well-designed CSR program can increase employee engagement up to 7.5% and increase employee productivity by 13%

INCREASE REVENUE AND CUSTOMER APPEAL

59% of Americans are more likely to buy a product associated with a corporate non-profit partnership

Does this sound like the opportunity for you?

Every time I walk into a room full of entrepreneurs, I leave with some opportunistic value and new connections.

Brian Moore Brian Moore Co-Founder & CTO Voxel 51