Highlights from MGCS & “The Big House” Reception

MVCA loved celebrating Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community at Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) last week – check out some of our highlights! MGCS teamed up with Coulter Investment Forum for its 36th annual investor event that brings together over 500 angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, university technology transfer offices, and researchers from across the nation…. read more

MVCA Live at MGCS!

Today at MGCS, we are interviewing Michigan’s entrepreneurs and investors to hear their thoughts on the exciting activity happening in our community. Looking ahead, many investors that work in Michigan have seen an uptick in high-potential, high-growth companies, particularly in the technology and mobility sectors. The investment community credits this growth to Michigan’s unique combination of research,… read more

LIVE at MGCS
Jim Adox Interview

3 Ways to Share Your Success Stories at MGCS

MVCA is thrilled to be a long-time supporter of an event that brings together so many of our in-state and out-of-state investor members.  As part of this year’s conference, we’re especially pleased to present the findings from the 2017 MVCA Research Report! Today, Michigan is in a unique position regarding its economic landscape. Activity from… read more

“Molly” Your Calendars!

Dear MVCA Members, It’s MVCA Events and Program Manager, Molly Theis, here to encourage you to stay involved in Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community in 2017! Share on Twitter: “Molly” your calendars! Check out #MichiganVCA member #events happening in May – June https://ctt.ec/674kf+ We not only want you to attend our MVCA Events but also functions… read more

Molly Theis, MVCA Events & Program Manager

MGCS Hosting Evening Reception at “The Big House”

Mark Your Calendars! ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) announced it will hold its evening dinner reception at “The Big House,” the University of Michigan’s historic and beloved football stadium. The Symposium has long been regarded as the premier, must-attend event for venture capitalists, technology transfer… read more

MGCS After Party

2016 Follow On Recap

MVCA Executive Director Maureen Miller Brosnan opened the 2016 Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) with a startling statistic from the 2016 MVCA Research Report: for every dollar invested by a Michigan venture firm, $4.31 is attracted from a venture firm outside of Michigan.  That important out-of-state investment activity is supported by events like MGCS, where “MVCA members… read more

MVCA Networking Reception Draws Investors From Around Country

Midwestern congeniality and a collaborative spirit permeated the MVCA-hosted networking reception Tuesday night, which MVCA Executive Director Maureen Miller Brosnan called “our version of a venture capital homecoming.”  The annual evening in downtown Ann Arbor, which coincides with Zell Lurie Institute’sMichigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS), brings MVCA members andinvestors together to forge new connections and build relationships with venturefirms from around the country…. read more

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Announces Speakers for the Midwest’s Leading Venture Capital Event

Groupon Co-founder Brad Keywell and Ford Global Technologies CEO Bill Coughlin to Keynote at 34th Annual Symposium    Ann Arbor, Mich. – April 21, 2015 – Today, organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) unveiled initial program details for the 34th annual event, which serves as a conduit for introducing early stage and emerging… read more

March 6 is Presenting Company Deadline for MGCS

The 31st Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) is May 15-16, 2012. Companies have until midnight on March 6 to submit their application for presentation.

MGCS celebrates 30 years of bringing together entrepreneurs and investors

MVCA members helped Prof. David Brophy and the U-M Zell Lurie Institute celebrates the 30th anniversary of their annual event, the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium. Highlights included a retrospective of the conference’s three decades with remarks by founder Brophy as well as a lunchtime keynote by Silicon Valley VC and U-M alum Jay Hoag. Forty… read more