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Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report Now Available

Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report, Michigan business investing, EntryPoint, Emily Heintz, Michigan business investment analysis

Michigan’s business analysis firm EntryPoint has just released the Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report to help business owners and investors examine the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on local business and investment. For startups and tech businesses or tech talent looking at the business and job hunting landscape in the Ann Arbor area, here’s what you’ll learn:

Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report

  • Whether businesses are hiring
  • Whether businesses received the PPP loan
  • What businesses felt prepared for the shift due shelter-in-place
  • What actions businesses have taken to reduce costs
  • How much business revenues have changed
  • How the pandemic as affected racial minority-led businesses
  • Ways local businesses are helping our community weather the storm
  • Ideas for successful business pivots
  • Ways residents in the region can help local businesses survive

View the analysis and summary of the report on SE Michigan business impact from the coronavirus outbreak here.

Download the Washtenaw County COVID-19 Business Impact Report from EntryPoint here.

EntryPoint, Emily Heintz, Michigan business investment analysis
Emily Heintz, founder of EntryPoint

About EntryPoint

EntryPoint is a nonprofit research institution that aims to promote entrepreneurship across the Midwest. The organization believes that the best research takes a holistic approach to data acquisition and analysis, and as such, seeks to build meaningful partnerships with corporations, community foundations, entrepreneurial support organizations, and other groups. Working in tandem with these partners, EntryPoint develops comprehensive research reports that deliver insights on strengths and challenges facing companies, communities, and the broader region. Research findings are used to design and implement effective programs to promote entrepreneurship by fostering an inclusive culture, expanding networks, and facilitating education and advocacy. EntryPoint is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.

May 26, 2020

About Author

laurakcowan Laura K. Cowan is a tech editor and journalist whose work has focused on promoting sustainability initiatives for automotive, green tech, and conscious living media outlets. A deep study of narrative journalism, storytelling and sustainable technology allows Ms. Cowan to draw out the meaningful stories of best practices from diverse professionals in an exploration of the culture and trends in emerging industries. She is currently Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Midwest tech news blog Cronicle Press. Ms. Cowan’s writing and speaking have appeared with Automobile Quarterly, Writer Unboxed, Inhabitat, CNBC, The Ann Arbor Observer, and The National Society of Newspaper Columnists.


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