2017 State and National Policy Update

The 2016 presidential election may have given Michigan an instant starring role in the national political conversation, but its position in the national venture capital community has been steadily growing for years.  That esteem, along with its growing influence in national industry trends, brought NVCA Vice President of Government Affairs Justin Field to Michigan in… read more

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ICYMI: 2015 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner

With record attendance, the 2015 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner focused on the tremendous growth of the entrepreneurial and investment community in Michigan and the broader Great Lakes Region. Our Executive Director Maureen Miller Brosnan welcomed our members and guests to an evening of celebration and reflection, and took a moment to recognize some special guests in… read more

Former MVCA Chairperson Jan Garfinkle named to NVCA Board of Directors

MVCA member and Arboretum Ventures managing partner and cofounder Jan Garfinkle has experience leading a venture community, as Chairperson of the MVCA Board in 2008-2009. But she’ll have a new, larger constituency to represent now that she’s been elected to the National Venture Capital Association’s 2015-2016 Board of Directors. Her appointment is another indication that… read more

NVCA NEWS: VC Fund Performance Continues to Strengthen amid Growth Prospects and Exit Markets

Venture Capital Outperformed DJIA, NASDAQ Composite and S&P 500 in Q1 2014 Arlington, VA, July 31, 2014 – Venture capital fund performance continued to make gains across most time horizons as of March 31, 2014, according to the National Venture Capital Association’s (NVCA) performance benchmark, the Cambridge Associates LLC U.S Venture Capital Index®.  Despite returns… read more