16 High-Growth Startups Hiring in Detroit & Ann Arbor

Ryan Landau is a Detroit-raised, technology driven social entrepreneur. While traveling the world, he set out to create a platform that empowers people to find jobs they love and Re:Purpose was born.  In this guest post, Ryan shares some of the amazing high-growth Michigan startups that are hiring in Detroit and Ann Arbor! Share on… read more

Research Series Post 1: Is Lack of Seed Stage Capital Hindering Michigan’s Economy?

MVCA is excited to kick off the first post in our research report series! These posts are developed from the findings identified in the 2017 MVCA Research Report. Like last year’s series, we are turning to Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community to hear their perspective on a specific trend. This week, we explore the topic of… read more

FarmLogs harvests a new VP of Engineering with help from MVCA Executive Attraction Program

For Abdullah Haydar, continuing his career in computer engineering in Michigan after several stints out of state had become a priority.  After growing Amazon’s Detroit office to nearly 50 employees very quickly, it was clear to Haydar that the next step within Amazon would take him back to Seattle or elsewhere.  “I’d been out of Michigan… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Huron River Ventures portfolio news

Sidecar Raises Another $15 Million, Adds Sir Richard Branson As Investor San Francisco-headquartered ridesharing startup Sidecar, which competes with on-demand car services like Uber and Lyft, announced it has raised an additional $15 million in funding. The new round comes from existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures, and includes participation from new investor… read more