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

Exit Interview: MVCA Venture Fellow John Bonhard

At Beringea, MVCA Venture Fellow John Bonhard helps the firm invest in startup companies at the growth/expansion stage, long after their days of incubator space and initial round of seed funding.  But he quickly realized these companies required a different skill set to find, invest in, and manage than the early-stage tech startups he once… read more


Intel’s strategic investment and M&A group Intel Capital is new investor in company FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (October 26, 2016)— Beringea, Michigan VC firm and MVCA member, and Intel Capital co-led a $15.2 million funding round for portfolio company InContext Solutions, a global leader in virtual reality (VR) solutions for retailers and manufacturers.  The capital will help… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Beringea invests in record $39.5 million Series C Round for Delphinus Medical Technologies

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH. (September 10, 2015)— Beringea, a private equity firm providing growth capital to market-leading businesses, is pleased to announce a follow-on investment in Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., the leader in advanced breast ultrasound technology.  The company has secured an unprecedented Series C funding round of $39.5 million, the single largest amount ever raised for a… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Sakti3 to present at White House Demo Days

Michigan-based battery innovator Sakti3, Inc. (, a portfolio company of private equity investor Beringea, will participate in the inaugural White House Demo Day on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. The event will be hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House, and will celebrate the important role entrepreneurship plays in America’s economy. Unlike a private-sector Demo… read more

Meet John Bonhard, MVCA Venture Fellow at Beringea

Michigan native John Bonhard took a conventional route into his new career in venture capital, with a start in investment banking.  Less conventional is his ardent belief that he didn’t need to leave Michigan to pursue his next professional step.  Bonhard found the MVCA Venture Fellowship program and a position at Beringea, where he reported back… read more

Beringea MVCA Fellow Bill Blake reflects on becoming part of the Michigan venture community

Beringea’s Bill Blake completed his two-year MVCA Fellowship last month, but he’s not leaving the Farmington Hills growth capital investor.  We asked Bill to reflect on his time as a Fellow, including his experience investing alongside other notable Michigan venture firms, even as he continues on as a Senior Associate at Beringea. Tell us about… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Shawn O’Brien to Head Finance at Portfolio Company Delphinus

Shawn O’Brien to Head Finance at Beringea, North Coast, and Arboretum Ventures’ Portfolio Company Delphinus Experience in Healthcare Sector Will Drive Value Proposition PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. – November 5, 2014 – Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., announced today that Shawn O’Brien has been named Vice President of Finance, expanding further the recent appointments to the executive… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Portfolio Company Delphinus Medical Technology Adds VP Engineering

Chris Sanders Added to Delphinus’ Executive Team as Vice President of Engineering Seasoned Ultrasound Expert to Guide Development Advances PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. – October 14, 2014 – Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., the first company to design and manufacture a whole breast ultrasound system that incorporates circular transducer technology, announced today that Chris Sanders has joined… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Arboretum/Beringea/NorthCoast Technology Investors’ portfolio company Delphinus Appoints Mark J. Forchette As President And Chief Executive Officer

Delphinus Appoints Mark J. Forchette As President And Chief Executive Officer Top Medtech Executive Tapped for His Entrepreneurial Vision and Success PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Delphinus Medical Technologies, Inc., innovator and developer of SoftVue™, a whole breast ultrasound system that incorporates the first-ever ring transducer design, has named Mark J. Forchette president and chief executive… read more