Media Alert

­Great Lakes Angels are partnering with local entrepreneur Doron York to raise a series of funds to help launch and grow new companies in Michigan. On July 1, Great Lakes Venture Fund LP will begin accepting investments from accredited high-net-wort...

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Business, Angel Investing, and Venture

Media Advisory

Great Lakes Angels is transitioning to an Angel Fund Great Lakes Angels (GLA) has served the accredited investor community in the Great Lakes Region as the very 1st formal angel group formed in 2002. GLA was the 1st Angel Group nationally to seek “c...

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business

Cash Is Not the Everything, Cash Is the Only Thing

I have learned from my 25 years of business experience that companies do not go out of business because they are losing money or not making money. They are going out of business because they are running out of cash! I have heard many time the saying;...

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Portfolio Update - SafeWhistle

CSV announced today the onboarding of SafeWhistle as a new portfolio company – SafeWhistle – www.safewhistle.com headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan is a game-changer in the corporate whistle blowing space. The company’s platform is a fully...

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management

I Do Not Need a Weather Report

One successful corporate executive recently stated to me; “I do not need my people to give me a weather report; I need them to tell me how we can make umbrellas.” Inside the corporate culture for many years people that reach a high-level position in ...

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business

Did You Do a Domino Yet?

I had the privilege to attend an event that tells the story of the remarkable Domino’s Pizza Turnaround, Very inspiring. It inspired me to write this briefing. It is a story of courage of leadership that was willing to risk it all for a better future...

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management

You Cannot Save Your Business into Success

No one knows what will happen next. It is important to preserve cash, to exercise a calculated expense management, not to indulge yourself with unnecessary spending. Yes, we are living in tough and uncertain times, and the media is not helping, if a...

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Portfolio Update - Ensureum

CSV announced today the onboarding of ensureum as a new portfolio company – www.ensureum.com headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, is a game changer in the application of Blockchain technology into the Automotive Industry and International Tr...

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Portfolio Update - Coaching Standard

CSV announced today the onboarding of Coaching Standard as a new portfolio company – Coaching Standard – headquartered in Michigan is changing the professional business and executive coaching industry. Coaching Standard is launching a new online pla...

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Portfolio Update - Sidepitch

CSV announced today the onboarding of Sidepitch as a new portfolio company – Sidepitch – www.sidepitch.com headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, is introducing a platform for venture management. Sidepitch is an end-to-end Venture Management S...

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