Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendar

September 6, 9-11:30 am  SPARK.ed Workshop: ‘The Entrepreneurs’ Equity RoadmapTMRaising Money Without Giving Away the Business’ (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sparked-entrepreneurs-equity-roadmap-taught-by-modg-tickets-37062795820) at SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor.  Learn how the Entrepreneurs’ Equity Roadmap can be used to fill the ‘Milestone Gap’ between start-ups and investors to deliver increased valuations and a more consistent stream of investments.

September 21  New Enterprise Forum Monthly Meeting (www.newenterpriseforum.org) at SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor.  Our monthly forum provides an evening of learning, sharing experiences, and making essential business contacts.  This free meeting opens at 5:00 pm with networking and appetizers.   Around 5:45 pm, the program portion of the meeting begins.  For September, we have two showcase presenters and a panel discussion on ‘Raising Money”.

September 30   Blue Water Start-ups and Entrepreneurs:  Startup School (https://bluewaterstartups.com/event/startup-school) at SC4 Fine Arts Theater, 323 Erie Street, Port Huron, MI. 

October 19  New Enterprise Forum Monthly Meeting (www.newenterpriseforum.org) at SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor.  Our monthly forum provides an evening of learning, sharing experiences, and making essential business contacts.  This free meeting opens at 5:00 pm with networking and appetizers.   Around 5:45 pm, the program portion of the meeting begins.  For October, we will have one showcase presenter and a Pitch Pit. Several early start-ups give a brief pitch for exposure and feedback in front of judges in a ‘shark tank’-type environment.  It is winner-take-all for contributions from the audience.

November 16  Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (http://acceleratemichigan.org) at the Masonic Temple, Detroit.   Accelerate Michigan is the premier event in the Great Lakes region for high-growth companies & venture investors, awarding $1,000,000 in cash & in-kind prizes.

November 30  New Enterprise Forum Monthly Meeting (www.newenterpriseforum.org) at SPARK Central, 330 E. Liberty in Ann Arbor.  Our monthly forum provides an evening of learning, sharing experiences, and making essential business contacts.  This free meeting opens at 5:00 pm with networking and appetizers.   Around 5:45 pm, the program portion of the meeting begins.  For this month, we will have a showcase presenter and a panel discussion on “Entrepreneur War Stories”.