February 24, 2017
Perch receives Optimize Social Innovation Challenge grant, Akira and Hyejin becoming Optimize fellows (we were called “M-STEP” then).

June 23, 2017
Perch featured in blog: The Middle Road.

January 16, 2018
Perch recognized as one of top 32 student startups in the nation by the Student Startup Madness Competition.

February 26, 2018
Perch’s progress is recognized by the University of Michigan library blogs.

March, 2018
Perch collaborates with the University of Michigan Chemistry Department to offer a class, Chem 211H, in the Fall 2018 semester.

April 10, 2018
Perch founder, Akira Nishii, recognized by the Michigan Daily for his efforts to make research available for everyone.

March, 2019
Perch recognized in annual Made at Michigan magazine.

March 19, 2019
Perch founder, Akira Nishii, shares his experience starting and running Perch at Newsweek.

June 12, 2019
Perch joins the 18th cohort of TechArb Student Accelerator for Summer 2020.

April 19, 2019
Perch takes home $10K second-place prize at the Burgess New Venture Challenge!

July 15, 2019
Perch takes home $10K second-place prize at the Ann Arbor Spark Bootcamp!

September 2, 2019
Perch launches a platform for undergraduate researchers!