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Hacker Fellows Kicks Off Third Year – Let the Matchmaking Begin!

Hacker Fellows is kicking off its third year of supporting the Michigan tech ecosystem by providing vetted junior development talent to the state’s most promising startups! Hacker Fellows, managed by Invest Detroit Ventures, is a tech talent retention program incentivizing recent computer science graduates from top-tier universities to work for Michigan tech companies. Our 15… read more

Hacker Fellows

MSU’s Conquer Accelerator Enlists the Expertise of Greater Lansing Area Success Story, Travis Stoliker

  The Conquer Accelerator program at Michigan State University announces today that Travis Stoliker is joining its team as entrepreneur-in-residence. Stoliker, a successful Lansing-area entrepreneur, angel investor and co-owner of Saddleback Barbeque, will provide startup teams with mentorship, support and a fresh perspective. Conquer Accelerator is a collaborative effort between Michigan State University Federal Credit… read more

Travis Stoliker, CAHS
"The American Angel" Campaign

We Need Your Help Defining The American Angel

Calling All Angels – Be Part of “The American Angel” Campaign Are you an accredited angel investor?  Help us support Angel Capital Association and Wharton Entrepreneurship who need ten minutes of your time to make a big difference for startup investing. Please take this confidential survey to help us put a face to angel investors: who they… read more

Come work at MVCA! Grant Manager position available (contract)

MVCA is looking for a contract grants manager! Job Opening: Grants Manager (contract position) Michigan Venture Capital Association Ann Arbor, MI We seek a self-directed and detail-oriented grants manager to work with MVCA to identify and complete grant applications for a contracted period.  This position is part-time, contract position.  Current university students will be considered…. read more

Arboretum Ventures Promotes Tom Shehab, M.D. to Managing Director

MVCA member Arboretum Ventures, a leading healthcare venture capital firm, announced the promotion of Tom Shehab, M.D. to Managing Director. Dr. Shehab, an MVCA board director, began his career at Arboretum in 2014 as a Principal after spending several years as a member of the Arboretum Technical Advisory Board. Since joining Arboretum, he has been… read more

Tom Shehab, M.D.

Come intern with us at MVCA!!

MVCA is looking for an awesome summer intern to work at our office in Ann Arbor. We seek a highly-organized, self-directed, and detail-oriented summer intern to work with the entrepreneurial and investment community in Michigan.  The individual will work collaboratively with a broad range of constituencies, including venture capitalists, public officials, media and others in Michigan’s… read more

GreenLight

GreenLight Business Model Competition Accepting Applications

Mid-Michigan pitch competition to award a total of $100,000 in cash prizes, largest in its history East Lansing, MI — Applications for the fifth annual GreenLight Business Model Competition (GBMC) are open for the statewide startup pitch contest. GBMC is an early-stage pitch competition bringing together entrepreneurs and small business supporters from all over Michigan…. read more

Tentative 2017 MVCA Member Events Calendar

Dear MVCA Members, Molly here with a reminder to stay involved in 2017!  MVCA networking events help you stay current on the best investment opportunities and entrepreneurial resources Michigan has to offer.  They keep you in the know in regards to what’s happening on the legislative front, what is going on in the entrepreneurial & investment… read more

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MVCA Team

Come work at MVCA! Marketing & Communications Manager position available

**This position has been filled** Job Opening: Marketing & Communications Manager Michigan Venture Capital Association Ann Arbor, MI We seek a highly-organized, self-directed, and detail-oriented marketing & communications manager to work with the entrepreneurial and investment community in Michigan.  The individual will work collaboratively with a broad range of constituencies, including investors, entrepreneurs, public officials,… read more

Congratulations Chris Stallman, newly named partner at Fontinalis Partners!

On a winding path from teen entrepreneur to partner at Detroit’s largest venture capital firm (and winner of the 2016 MVCA “100” Award!), Fontinalis Partners’ Chris Stallman rarely strayed too far from his true calling: building and investing in valuable businesses.   After starting several tech companies as a high schooler in suburban Chicago, Stallman headed to… read more

Chris Stallman, Fontinalis