Angela Barbash, Ann Arbor SPARK CEO Podcast

Angela Barbash is founder of Reconsider and principal of sister company Revalue. Reconsider is an impact economy research and development firm based in Ypsilanti, and Revalue is a registered investment advisory firm.  In her conversation with Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK, Angela discusses both companies, the Investment Readiness program that helps entrepreneurs in need of capital funding, as well as Local Investor Education... [Read More...]

Dell might be the investor you’ve been looking for

Dell Innovators Credit Fund, a financing initiative that provides entrepreneurs up to $150,000 in technology resources to maximize potential for innovation, speed to market and job creation. Through Dell Financial Services, qualified angel and venture-backed companies can access up to 10 percent of their funded amount, or up to $150,000, with accelerated, limited credit terms. Approximately $100 million may be made available to support multiple awards.... [Read More...]

What’s in a Term Sheet?

Not often discussed in presentations about starting a company, particularly an innovative high growth company raising private equity from angels and VCs, is the term sheet.  The New Enterprise Forum and Ann Arbor SPARK are presenting a two part program about the various aspects of a term sheet.  An attorney, investor and CEO will discuss the many elements of a term sheet and the ramifications of each.  The first program is in two weeks, Thursday... [Read More...]