Ann Arbor, Michigan: Entrepreneur Coaching for Investment Opportunity

New Enterprise Forum (NEF) is an Ann Arbor-based not-for-profit corporation
founded in 1986 to help entrepreneurs prosper and grow.

For more than 25 years we've linked entrepreneurs to management expertise, potential joint venture partners, mentors, business services, capital, and other critical resources. Since its founding, NEF has been a model for similar groups and a magnet for entrepreneurs and investors throughout Michigan and the Midwest. Our success has captured national media attention and is unique among organizations of its kind in longevity, dynamism, and the number of deals assisted.

If you share in our passion of helping entrepreneurs succeed, you will want to explore the services we offer. We offer many opportunities to participate whether you are:

  • An entrepreneur seeking capital
  • A service provider or consultant wanting to get involved
  • A student who wants to learn more from experts
  • An investor searching for business opportunities
  • An entrepreneurial organization looking for project collaboration

You have come to the right place to get connected.

Next Event

Stories from the Road, why is raising capital so difficult?

Date: Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 5:00 pm   

Location: Ann Arbor SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty St, Lower Level, Ann Arbor

According to the Michigan Venture Capital Association’s latest Annual report over the last five years we have seen 111% growth in the number of companies receiving Venture Capital and 137% growth in Angel backed companies. So why do companies that have great products and have even raised capital already struggle to raise funds in this growing environment? Join our panel of active company CEO’s as they discuss the real world stories of being on the road and trying to raise the funds to they need to grow to the next level.