Ann Arbor Spark sets Boot Camp Celebration: Ann Arbor Spark will present its “Boot Camp Celebration with Investor Presentations” Wednesday, May 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Spark Central, 330 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. Join us for the Spring 2011 Boot Camp Celebration with Investor Presentations. This event is an opportunity to network with the May 2011 Boot Camp teams and volunteers and will include the announcement of the Best of Boot Camp award. All are welcome. More at www.annarborusa.org.
Ann Arbor-Ypsi Chamber, Spark offer raising capital event: Ann Arbor Spark and the A2Y Chamber of Commerce will hold their CFO roundtable on “raising capital” Thursday, May 19 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Spark Central, 330 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. This month the CFO Roundtable will focus on how a company can raise capital to finance their business. Thomas McFadden from the SBTDC will provide an overview on the various types of capital (debt, equity, leasing, etc.). More at www.annarborusa.org.
Want to start your own business? Ann Arbor Spark presents “Starting Your Own Business” Friday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Key Bank Building, Lower Level, 301 W. Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti. the cost is $25. At this forum you will learn about marketing plans, legal, accounting, franchises, business plans and financing options. You will receive one on one counseling with a business expert and have an opportunity to get advice from a variety of business experts and organizations that are available to support new ventures. More at www.annarborusa.org.