“Molly” Your Calendars!
Dear MVCA Members, It’s MVCA Events & Program Manager, Molly Theis, here to encourage you to stay involved in the community in 2017! MVCA would like to keep you “in the know” regarding the various events going on in the Entrepreneurial & Investment Community. We not only want you to attend our MVCA Events, but also events… read more
Michigan State University’s Conquer Accelerator Accepting Applications for Summer 2017 Cohort
East Lansing, MICH — The Conquer Accelerator program at Michigan State University is accepting applications for its Season Two Cohort, launching in summer 2017, now through February 3. Designed to help both startups and established companies overcome business hurdles, Conquer emphasizes smart planning and growth, extensive mentorship from an experienced bench of professionals, and structured educational components…. read more
“Molly” Your Calendar!
Dear MVCA Members, It’s MVCA Events & Program Manager, Molly Theis, here to encourage you to stay involved in the community in 2016! MVCA would like to keep you “in the know” regarding the various events going on in the Entrepreneurial & Investment Community. We not only want you to attend our MVCA Events, but also events… read more
Evan Ufer, Up and Coming Award!
Evan Ufer began his career as an architect, at one of the nation’s largest architecture firms. Although Ufer no longer helps to build companies in their physical form, he now assists in the development of companies as a partner at Plymouth Ventures. His ability to identify strong, Michigan-based investment opportunities; provide deal leadership and connections… read more
MVCA Members Join the Judging Panel at AMIC
Michigan Venture Capital Association members are lending their expertise to the judging panels at the 2016 Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC) on November 3. AMIC, one of the Presenting Sponsors at the 2016 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner, is Michigan’s premier business plan competition and highlights the state as a powerhouse for business opportunity and next… read more
David Brophy, Above & Beyond Award!
Thirty-five years ago, Dr. David Brophy saw the need for an event where entrepreneurs could showcase ideas and connect with early-stage investors. The event he founded, the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, grew into the Midwest’s premier gathering of high-growth companies in new and emerging technologies. Dr. Brophy, now professor of finance at The Ross School… read more
RetroSense Therapeutics, Exit of the Year!
The team at RetroSense Therapeutics, seasoned veterans with experience taking medical technology from the discovery stage to the clinic, knew 2016 could be a breakout year for the company. RetroSense’s therapy, based on research conducted at Wayne State University in Detroit, was almost ready for its biggest test yet: a Phase I/II clinical trial. In… read more