Meet Brooks Kushman

2018 Gold Service Provider Member Since its inception in 1983, and during its 30+ year growth into the largest intellectual property law firm in Michigan, Brooks Kushman has been a strong proponent and advocate for the advancement of the Michigan entrepreneurial community. Their services to the Michigan technology and entrepreneurial community includes procurement of patents… read more

Guest Post: Why Your Fund Should Care About Unrelated Business Taxable Income

In this exclusive guest series, Tom Stasi of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Taft) explains why the “Golden Rule” to recruiting pension plans, foundations, endowments, and other tax-exempt investors to invest in your fund is to avoid “unrelated business taxable income” (UBTI). Taft is a 2017 Silver Service Provider member who represents both venture capital funds and… read more

Congrats, Chris Jenkins – Newly Elected Partner at Plante Moran!

2017 MVCA Silver Service Provider Member, Plante Moran, appoints Jenkins as a partner at the firm. Chris Jenkins is a leader within Plante Moran’s financial services group. Specializing in providing audit, valuation, and consulting services, he helps private equity and venture capital firms optimize their return on investment. He assists clients with sourcing and evaluating… read more