2017 West Michigan Entrepreneurial Study Highlights Regional Growth of its Entrepreneurial and Investment Community

Research from Michigan Venture Capital Association Shows Strong Pipeline of Venture-Backed Startups in West Michigan View the 2017 West Michigan Entrepreneurial Study Here! For Immediate Release – August 21 – Ann Arbor, MICH. – The Michigan Venture Capital Association today announced the findings from its 2017 West Michigan Entrepreneurial Study, a comprehensive analysis of the entrepreneurial and investment… read more

Second Annual Deals in the Garden

Deals in the Garden took place on April 22 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids. It was emceed by Jody Vanderwel of Grand Angels, the event gave the following companies the opportunity to pitch their businesses to investors.

Plymouth Management Co. Focuses on Regional Growth

Plymouth Management Company invested in seven companies this past year and focuses on growing regionally.

Open Prairie Ventures Announces Agreement with Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund

  Kalamazoo, MI and Effingham, IL ‒ Open Prairie Ventures (OPV), an Illinois-based venture fund, announced today that it has entered into a management agreement with the Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund (SWMFLSF).   The funds have collaborated for over five years on a number of investments, including Vestaron, a Kalamazoo-based agricultural company developing… read more

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Plymouth Venture Partners Fund II Makes Investment In Lynx Network Group

Kalamazoo, MI – Plymouth Management Company (PMC) announced its third investment from Plymouth Venture Partners Fund II (PVP II) in Lynx Network Group (LNG) of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Lynx Network Group is a full service  telecommunications company specializing in advancing high-speed next generation infrastructure in tier 2 and tier 3 markets where traditional infrastructure is not… read more