Two Michigan ClimateTech founders, Kai Cui, Founder & CEO of CarbonTag and Darren Riley, Co-Founder and CEO of JustAir, join A2EF for a Q&A on their work! Read more.
The best part about the tech ecosystem is the people. The entrepreneurs with whom you will spend hours in backyards and co-working spaces drinking your weight in coffee and sharing ideas. We had the enormous pleasure of experiencing this kind of fellowship with 12 founders. Read about the 2021 Founder’s Retreat.
Prateek Sachdeva, Co-Founder and COO of Invisible AI shares his story, including moving his startup from California to Michigan. He’s committed to building a network and reaching out to connections as part of building a stronger entrepreneurial sector.
By Guy Suter, Founder & CEO, Ampll
It’s great to be on the upswing and to have found an exciting purpose to focus on again. Even still, I continue to apply a few lessons I learned the hard way through starting over. I thought I’d share them.
First lesson learned — Start with people.
By Jen Baird, Founder & CEO, Fifth Eye
The more frequently you communicate, the deeper into the details you need to delve. To manage the level of detail and involvement, control the communication frequency. Communicating effectively with people who care about your company relies on determining what information to share.
By Trevor Hough, Co-Founder & CEO, Yottled
It’s incredibly challenging to be part of a start-up. There’s pressure from everywhere: meeting customer deadlines, effectively managing burn, acquiring customers, quality code, communicating your value, and more. Here are the top 3 lessons that have allowed our team to be more effective and acquire more users.
In Michigan, there are two tech companies, both with primary offices in Ann Arbor, that have achieved Certified B Corporations status — WorkIt Health and Atomic Object. Lisa McLaughlin, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of WorkIt Health and Mike Marsiglia and Shawn Crowley, Co-CEOs of Atomic Object took some time to share more about why they pursued this designation and how it has contributed to their success.
Ann Arbor Entrepreneurs Fund was founded on the principles of inclusion and supporting every member of the community.
We invite you to join in the movement to achieve racial and social equality. Lets change the systems and cultures we are a part of, at work and home, to be places where people of all backgrounds can see themselves and know they belong.
By Bennett Hilkert, Co-Founder & CEO, Honesti
The student founder experience is incredibly unique and challenging. Below I have outlined the 4 biggest lessons I’ve learned as a student founder that will hopefully allow you to avoid making the same mistakes I made running my first startup.
By Ashley M. Williams, Founder & CEO, RIZZARR
It’s Women’s History Month and although the focus is on women, this article is also geared towards men, who play an important role in supporting the women in their lives! Connecting who it is you aspire to be with what it is you aspire to do is possible…