July 30, 2012 @ 10:52 am

VC & C-Level Roundtable

October 2, 2012  from 8:30 am – 10:30 am in Ann Arbor
Topic: Anatomy of a Deal
Panelists:
Mark Horne, Managing Partner at Plymouth Ventures
Tony Grover, Managing Director at RPM Ventures
Perry Mehta, CEO of FutureNet Group
Craig Labovitz, founder and CEO of Deepfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Labovitz, founder and CEO of Deepfield

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July 30, 2012 @ 10:50 am

Movie Screening: ‘Something Ventured’

August 22, 2012 in Grand Rapids.  Contact MVCA  to attend the event.
Sponsored by Michigan Accelerator Fund and Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation,Grand Valley State University

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April 30, 2012 @ 10:13 am

Investing, Baseball and Brews

June 19 from 5-7 p.m. at The M@dison, Detroit

Registration will be capped due to space constraints and will be first come, first served. Registration details will be sent out after MGCS

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April 27, 2012 @ 8:59 pm

Call for Presenting Companies for 31st Michigan Growth Capital Symposium – May 15 & 16

MGCS 2012 will feature presentations from more than 40 of the Midwest’s top high-growth companies. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday, March 6. A four page (maximum) executive summary is needed to apply along with a $20 application fee.

Who should apply?
High-growth innovative companies from market sectors including but not limited to internet, software, healthcare, medical device, pharma, mobile and energy. Companies encouraged to apply include seed, early-stage, late-stage, and pre-IPO. Presenting companies will be selected by a committee of qualified venture capitalists. Companies will be selected based on market opportunity, competitive advantages, intellectual property, partnerships, business/technology platform, financial projections, exit strategies and the quality and experience of the management team.

Companies considered for presenting should meet the following criteria:
- Project $20M in revenue within five years.
- Seek funding in the range of $500K to $20M.
- Preferably have a Midwest connection.

Presenting Company Benefits
*  A four-page company executive summary will be included in the conference binder.
*  Listing of company name and link on the MGCS web site.
*  Pitch and presentation coaching.
*  15 minute presentation slot to showcase your business opportunity.
*  Table-top exhibit space.
*  Extensive networking time in and near the exhibit area.

Registration
Selected companies receive a reduced registration rate of $295, which is a $200 discount off regular admission.

MGCS will also feature:

*         2 Keynote Luminaries

*         65+ Investment Firms Represented

*         42 Top Midwestern Companies Seeking Funding

*         30 Premier Panelists

*         5 World Class Panel Discussions

*         2 Days of High Level Networking

Questions? Please contact Mary Nickson, Symposium Manager, at 734-615-4424 or mnickson@umich.edu.

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January 27, 2012 @ 11:13 am

MVCA Webinar Series – February 28, 2012 2-3pm

Tax Information – February 28, 2012 2-3pm
MVCA member Cendrowski Corporate Advisors will be hosting a series of webinars for our members and portfolio companies. Dial-in details will be provided closer to the date. If you are interested in attending, please contact the MVCA.

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November 8, 2011 @ 10:42 am

MVCA Webinar Series – January 23, 2012 2-3pm

Harvest Time: Reaping the Greatest Benefits – January 23, 2012 2-3pm

MVCA member Cendrowski Corporate Advisors will be hosting a series of webinars for our members and portfolio companies. Dial-in details will be provided closer to the date. If you are interested in attending, please contact the MVCA.

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September 11, 2011 @ 3:16 pm

MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

November 7, 2011
5:30 -9pm
The Inn at St. John’s
Plymouth, MI

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September 9, 2011 @ 11:55 am

MVCA Member Reception with Congressman Gary Peters

MVCA members dined with Congressman Gary Peters (D-MI 9) August 8 at Grange Kitchen and Bar in downtown Ann Arbor.  Rep. Peters met beforehand with MVCA board members and later with at-large members to better understand both our state and national venture capital industry as he and other lawmakers move on to the subject of job creation and spurring investment in high-growth start-ups.

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August 8, 2011 @ 7:08 pm

MVCA Webinar Series – November 28, 2011 2-3pm

Portfolio Company Valuations: Issues and Updates – November 28, 2011 2-3pm
MVCA member Cendrowski Corporate Advisors will be hosting a series of webinars for our members and portfolio companies. Dial-in details will be provided closer to the date. If you are interested in attending, please contact the MVCA.

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May 12, 2011 @ 10:23 am

MGCS celebrates 30 years of bringing together entrepreneurs and investors

MVCA members helped Prof. David Brophy and the U-M Zell Lurie Institute celebrates the 30th anniversary of their annual event, the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium. Highlights included a retrospective of the conference’s three decades with remarks by founder Brophy as well as a lunchtime keynote by Silicon Valley VC and U-M alum Jay Hoag. Forty companies seeking funding presented at the conference, showcasing an array of promising ideas.

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