Exit Interview: MVCA Venture Fellow Brad Lichota, RPM Ventures
At RPM Ventures, MVCA Venture Fellow Brad Lichota has a front-row seat to the innovation happening across various sectors, including B2B enterprise solutions, marketplaces, and mobility. As his fellowship comes to an end, we asked him to share with us what he’s learned about venture capital, companies he’s taking note of, and what’s next for him,… read more
Meet MVCA Venture Fellow Brad Lichota, RPM Ventures
A lifelong interest in exploration and navigating new paths led MVCA Venture Fellow Brad Lichota to a career in venture capital, where he’s scouting startups as a member of RPM Ventures’ investment team. Brad tells us about his new role at RPM, his future as a Michigan job creator, and using the MVCA Venture Fellows… read more
Michigan Venture Capital Association’s statewide tour continues in Ann Arbor
Michigan Venture Capital Association’s (MVCA) continued its statewide tour, presenting its Annual Report on venture capital activity in Michigan, at a reception hosted by ArborMetrix in Ann Arbor. The event offered over 100 attendees a deep dive into the report’s findings, with particular focus on the venture community’s impact on Ann Arbor. Maureen Miller Brosnan,… read more
MEMBER NEWS: RPM Portfolio Company Xtime acquired by Cox Automotive
Xtime, a leading provider of service scheduling and workflow software to more than 6,000 auto dealerships worldwide, has been acquired by Cox Automotive for $325M. Cox Automotive acquired Xtime to further its goal of assisting dealers to become more efficient and profitable enterprises. With the acquisition, Cox Automotive will be able to offer software for the back end of… read more
ArborMetrix Receives Additional $1.3 Million in Series B Financing From Renaissance Venture Capital Fund and Detroit Innovate Fund
ArborMetrix announced that it has increased its Series B financing by $1.3 million to allow Renaissance Venture Capital Fund and Detroit Innovate to participate.
Strong B2B Base, Deep Roots in Building Sustainable Businesses: Why Michigan is for RPM Ventures
Michigan and RPM Ventures have a strong B2B base and deep roots in building sustainable businesses.
Arboretum Ventures, RPM Ventures and Wolverine Venture Fund Finance ArborMetrix
ArborMetrix closed a $7 million in Series B financing from Arboretum Ventures, RPM Ventures and Wolverine Venture Fund.
RPM Ventures Hires Josh Lin As Part Of Michigan Venture Fellows Program
MVCA member RPM Ventures recently hired Josh Lin as part of the Michigan Venture Fellows Program. Lin is serving as an associate with the firm.