E-Newsletter

October 2021 E-news

In this issue: October was quite a month for Michigan Tech Fundraises & Exits; How do you build resilient teams? By setting honest expectations; New InsurTech startup launches; UMich launches new ClimateTech venture fund; Come ride around in some autonomous vehicles at Perrone Robotics' Open House; "Do You Even Need to Impress Investors...?" - panel discussion hosted by NEF

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September 2021 E-News

In this issue: Building ClimateTech in Michigan Renaissance VC Fall 2021; Hotlist company submissions due next Monday; UnDemo Day happens Oct 13th; Nutshell CEO, Andy Fowler, makes the Michigan pledge; A2GO, May Mobility free autonomous shuttle to launch next month! DeepHow and Algo close significant funding rounds; Fall Mobility Show & Tell next week

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August 2021 E-News

In this issue: Founders with companies based in Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Detroit pledge to give back to Michigan! A2EF welcomes new Members: Invisible AI's Prateek Sachdeva, Kai Cui of Unbuyist, and JustAir's Darren Riley; Checkout the photos from our inaugural Founder's Retreat that took place last week! Why he moved his startup from California to Michigan; Apply Now to pitch at SXSW 2022!

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July 2021 E-News

In this issue: Actionable advice on learning from failure and starting over; Hiring? WomenHack brings opportunity to meet 80 talented females in tech; Funding for Cleantech startups! Voxel51 announces partnership with Google; Ann Arbor mobility startups making moves; Detroit startup wins $1 million from Pharrell Williams-backed initiative; Urban air quality mapping deploys in Grand Rapids

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June 2021 E-News

In this issue: Back in-person, finally! A2EF Founder Breakfast: July 22; PassiveBolt joins 27 founders and tech leaders in pledging back to Michigan; How to communicate at the right frequency for investors; Conquer Accelerator announces its sixth startup cohort; LynxDx started as prostate cancer testing, but turned to COVID testing; Protecting the environment with the Legacy Land Conservancy; Grants & scholarships for Black female entrepreneurs

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May 2021 E-News

In this issue: Are you focusing on the right problems as you build your startup; New UMich spinoff closes seed round; EMU Alum launches new mobility investment division; Apple is now accepting applications for its Developer Academy in Detroit; Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month events (did you know, Asian Americans are the fastest growing population in Michigan?); Arts & Culture at the Kerrytown Concert House

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April 2021 E-News

In this issue: Advice for student founders; 2021 product launches from Nutshell and PassiveBolt; Venture For America Detroit Job Board Now Open! Spotlight: Interview with the only two tech companies in MI to achieve Certified B status; VCs talk fundraising and building startups in Michigan; Revisiting our A2EF Solidarity Statement & Founder Community Values

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March 2021 E-News

In this issue: A2EF welcomes new members, realLINGUA and RIZZARR! Spring Hotlist + Funding: Connect with investors through Renaissance VC UnDemo Day; eLab's Doug Neal on trends in AI and autonomy; Get some support and win some prizes for your startup pitch; Venture for America Detroit 2021 Job Board Opens in April; Check out the remaining events happening in celebration of Women's History Month

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February 2021 E-News

In this issue: How to build a strong advisory team and who to invite to your startup leadership table; Want to showcase your startup at this year's SXSW Festival? New VC launches, committed to funding Midwest startups, includes Ted Serbinski as GP; Check out the remaining events happening in celebration of Black History Month; Venture Summit and TechStars accepting applications; A2EF + 734 Brewing team up for Tech Connections + Hops

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January 2021 E-News

We've completed a full month post-2020, so first, lets celebrate that milestone! It's all about the series of small wins in entrepreneurship. To kick-off A2EF eNews this year, we are introducing a new format and ongoing feature sections that you can expect to see in each newsletter. The following is a brief overview of each section - scroll down to read the features and check-out the links!

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