2014 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner gathers largest-ever crowd in celebration

It was an auspicious first day of work for new MVCA Executive Director Maureen Miller Brosnan.  “Not many people get a party this big thrown in their honor the first day on the job!” she joked before a record crowd of 215 at the MVCA Annual Awards Dinner on December 1, 2014 at the Inn at… read more

NeuMoDx Announces Completion of Series B Financing

NeuMoDx Molecular, Inc. announced completion of its Series B financing, $21 million, which included investment from Baird Capital, Venture Investors, and existing investor Arboretum Ventures.

Jim Adox and Venture Investors Charge Full Steam Ahead

Jim Adox and Venture Investors are charging full steam ahead in a challenging economy, and in doing so, are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in Michigan.

Michigan Companies Make Forbes Venture Player List

Three Michigan companies, and MVCA members, are considered among the top venture players in the midwest.

MVCA Research Report: Michigan Jumps to 15th for VC Activity, $242M Invested in 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — MAY 20, 2013 – ANN ARBOR, MICH. — The Michigan Venture Capital Association’s annual research report, a compilation and analysis of investment activity, shows that 2012 was a banner year for venture capital (VC) in the state.  Compared to the national trend of declining VC funds and activity, funding activity and… read more

NetSocket Secures $9.2 Million Series B Round Of Funding

Venture Investors led $9.2 million in Series B funding in NetSocket.

MEMBER NEWS: Local VC publishes “The Business of Venture Capital”

Mahendra Ramsinghani, managing director of MVCA member Invest Detroit’s First Step Fund, published his book The Business of Venture Capital: Insights from Leading Practitioners on the Art of Raising a Fund, Deal Structuring, Value Creation, and Exit Strategies. The Business of Venture Capital covers the various aspects of venture investment spectrum, from raising funds and… read more

MEMBER NEWS: Local VC publishes "The Business of Venture Capital"

Mahendra Ramsinghani, managing director of MVCA member Invest Detroit’s First Step Fund, published his book The Business of Venture Capital: Insights from Leading Practitioners on the Art of Raising a Fund, Deal Structuring, Value Creation, and Exit Strategies. The Business of Venture Capital covers the various aspects of venture investment spectrum, from raising funds and… read more

MVCA Talent Committee charting course for talent retention, growth

Members of the MVCA Talent Committee are preparing for a busy 2011.  Among the group’s initiatives–sustaining the EIR/CEO Placement program, creating a new MVCA Fellowship program aimed at recent advanced degree graduates of in-state universities, and continuing the popular “Super HotShots” talent recruiting night. The committee members include:  Jim Adox, Venture Investors; Amy Cell, Ann… read more

NEWS RELEASE: Michigan Venture Capital Association celebrated award winners, appoints 2011 Board of Directors at annual dinner Nov. 15

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—Celebrating “A Year of Exits”, the Michigan Venture Capital Association held its annual awards dinner for its members and guests November 15 in Ann Arbor.  The statewide membership organization honored several Michigan venture firms as well as venture capital recipient companies for their successes: MVCA “Michigan 100” Award winner Cerenis Therapeutics of Ann Arbor,… read more