Coaches and Advisors

About NEF Coaches

Our coaches and advisors are the heart of our coaching process and the active life of our organization. They participate and form the Program Committee, comprised of professionals with business skills to share. Our coaches are excited to be part of the entrepreneurial and startup culture and ecosystem in Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan. These professionals are typically service providers, consultants, serial entrepreneurs and angel investors with varied business backgrounds.

What NEF Coaches Do

Our coaches volunteer time to work with entrepreneurs, helping them to be more effective in communicating with potential investors. Coaches are committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed and are interested in participating in the development of the local/regional startup environment. 

Coaching teams create a collaborative group process where four to six coaches form a team, helping the entrepreneur develop a ten-minute presentation including: