Positioning Michigan as the Midwest Hub for High-Tech Women Entrepreneurs

Inforum Center for Leadership’s (ICL) inGAGE™ strategy

focuses on supporting women-led, high-growth ventures. A key indicator of entrepreneurial success is experience. Best-practice research demonstrates that with awareness and access, women can become key drivers of the entrepreneurial economy – an area of tremendous untapped opportunity. For this reason, inGAGE™  is introducing a new two-phase platform and ongoing speaker series to support aspiring and emerging women entrepreneurs. 

InGAGE™ Growth & Master Class launch in Detroit & Grand Rapids Spring 2015. Applications due NOW.


inGAGE™ Growth 

gives women the inside track on what it takes to launch a new business venture. Designed for busy professionals, inGAGE Growth covers the critical phases of launching a new tech startup - ideation, concept valildation, commercializing intellectual property, organizational development, company operations, and formulating capital strategies. Led by experienced entrepreneurs, this comprehensive program introduces the critical elements of launching a new high-growth company. Click here for more details and to download an application.


inGAGE™ Master Class 

provides a confidential forum where emerging second-stage entrepreneurs assess their company's operations, management, finances and personnel to examine strengths and challenges. Through this process, participants will identify and formulate innovative strategies to realize new opportunities. Click here for more details and to download an application. 



inGAGE™ Role Model and Investor Series

creates a supportive community of women entrepreneurs. This quarterly event series connects emerging and experienced entrepreneurs with inspiring founders and investors – women who have made the leap to pursue their dreams and forge their own futures. This forum will strengthen professional networks, foster collaboration, and cultivate new opportunities. 
For more information, contact:
Rachele Downs
Vice President, Entrepreneurial Strategies
Inforum Center for Leadership's inGAGE strategy is funded
in part by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation
& New Economy Initiative

Upcoming Events

6/23/15 | Tuesday | Southwest Michigan
11/4/15 - 11/5/15 | Wednesday - Thursday | Southeast Michigan