Blog Category: entrepreneurs

10/27/2019 Amy Cell, Founder & CEO entrepreneurs
Startup Management and Talent Compensation

Startup Management and Talent Compensation

I am looking forward to presenting at the Michigan Angel Summit on November 12th a talk entitled, “Startup Management and Talent Compensation.”  Preparing for this presentation has been thought provoking as I reflect on the 650+ searches that my Human Resources outsourcing and recruiting firm has done over the past five years where compensation is always a key point in terms of attracting and retaining the right...

11/07/2017 ANNA HENSEL entrepreneurs
Ann Arbor cements its status as a tech hub to watch with first unicorn

Ann Arbor cements its status as a tech hub to watch with first unicorn

Last month, Ann Arbor-based startup Duo Security announced that it had raised a new $70 million round, valuing the company at $1.17 billion. That made Duo Security — which creates a two-factor authentication app for enterprise companies — the first unicorn company in Ann Arbor, and its $70 million series D the largest round of venture capital raised by any company in Michigan history. Read More...

09/08/2017 Loren Berlin: Forbes entrepreneurs

In the Startup World, Mentorship Drives Greater Success

When they work with appropriately-skilled mentors, startups take on more ambitious goals and increase their likelihood of succeeding. Large companies are seeing the benefits of offering this mentorship, too, as it creates a myriad of opportunities for innovation. Read...

07/02/2015 Ted Dacko entrepreneurs

Business e-Series on Entrepreneurship - Grow Ideas Into Great Companies

Grow Ideas Into Great Companies by Ted Dacko, CEO Arbor Dakota Introduction Being an early-stage company entrepreneur is tough. There is much to learn and much to do. Entrepreneurs simply do not have the time to read the books or attend the classes that people suggest. There are many blind spots or issues that can impact them that they are simply not yet aware of. This eBook series entitled “Passion to Profit”...