Guest Post: Sale Readiness & the Value of Seller’s Due Diligence
2018 Silver Service Provider Member, Plante Moran, shares three key steps to unlocking the value of your business. Summary of the article by Eric Wozniak and John Samulak for the Plante Moran blog. For most business owners, the sale of their company will be the single largest liquidity event that they will experience. The thought… read more
Meet MVCA Venture Fellow Nic Wetzler, Augment Ventures
Nic Wetzler has been a long-standing member of Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community with previous leadership roles at Detroit Materials and Wayne State University. Now as a Venture Fellow, Wetzler will be in charge of deal sourcing and due diligence at Augment Ventures. The Venture Fellows Program, supported by Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), is… read more
Guest Post: Must-Consider Technologies to Disrupt the Status Quo
2018 Silver Service Provider Member, Plante Moran, shares the three powerhouse technologies – advanced data analytics, machine learning, and robotic process automation – that can help organizations of all sizes derive greater value from their IT investments. Summary of the article by Dennis Bagley and Dave Plomin for the Plante Moran blog. As an organization, you’ve… read more
Entrepreneur Spotlight: Autobooks CEO & Co-Founder, Steve Robert Discusses Company Growth
In February, Detroit-based fintech startup Autobooks announced it raised $10 million in a Series A1 funding round! Investors included Draper Triangle, Baird Capital, Detroit Venture Partners, Invest Detroit and Invest Michigan. Autobooks provides online invoicing, payment and accounting software for the business customers of banks and credit unions. We spoke with Autobooks CEO and Founder, Steve… read more
Exclusive Q&A: Red Cedar Ventures Executive Director, Jeff Wesley
In January, Jeff Wesley was named executive director of Red Cedar Ventures! Prior to joining Red Cedar Ventures, he was the CEO of Two Men and Truck International. He also served as the President of Accu-Bite Dental Supply, after beginning his career at Deloitte. Wesley has significant experience in leading and scaling private companies to record success. In… read more
Grand Angels President Joins ACRE AgTech Board of Directors!
Grand Angels President Tim Parker has joined ACRE AgTech as the newest member of their board of directors! ACRE AgTech is a Michigan-based entrepreneurial support organization that specializes in helping farmers and ag-related entrepreneurs commercialize, license, or sell their ag-technology inventions. Read why Parker chose to join the organization’s board and what excites him about… read more
Meet MVCA Venture Fellow Jeremy Werner, Beringea
Jeremy Werner is passionate about helping entrepreneurs and growing companies, which led to his career in venture capital. As a new MVCA Venture Fellow, Werner shares why he’s excited to be back in Michigan working at venture firm, Beringea. The Venture Fellows Program, supported by Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), is designed to increase the number… read more
Apply to Intern at MVCA!
**This position has been filled** 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… read more