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October 06 November 4 Awards Dinner Features NVCA's President

Please join us at the MVCA Annual Awards Dinner. Bobby Franklin, who recently was named president and CEO of the National Venture Capital Association, will be our keynote speaker.

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July 30 Movie Screening: 'Something Ventured'

August 22, 2012 in Grand Rapids.  Contact MVCA  to attend the event. Sponsored by Michigan Accelerator Fund and Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation,Grand Valley State University

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March 27 Don't Miss the Spring GLEQ Business Plan Competition Dates

Through its two annual Business Plan Competitions, GLEQ offers Michigan’s new ventures entrepreneurial education, one-to-one coaching, connections to resources, and exposure to investors. The Spring GLEQ Business Plan Competition features cash prizes up to $25,000 and the $100,000 SmartZone Award!

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March 12 SAVE THE DATE: FRIDAY, JULY 9th, 2010!!!

Please join the MVCA for 18 holes of golf at Boyne Mountain’s beautiful Alpine or Monument Golf Courses followed by a VC Roundtable networking reception at the Beach House Lawn in beautiful Boyne.  Special thanks to Cendrowski Corporate Advisors for their sponsorship of this event.

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October 19 MVCA Breakfast Roundtable, Offices of Beringea, October 19, 2010

“The tourists have left.”  That’s how National Venture Capital Assn. President Mark Heesen describes the pared down U.S. entrepreneurial ecosystem after several years of tough exit markets, low returns, and an abysmal fundraising environment.  Further, he expects the fallout from the dot-com bust and its effects on the venture capital community to continue through 2011, […]

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December 14 MVCA VC & C-Level Executive Breakfast Roundtable

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 8-10:30am Kensington Court Ann Arbor MVCA Members & Venture-backed Executives: $0 All Others: $50

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February 08 MVCA Roundtable: VC & C- Level Executive Breakfast

Michigan entrepreneurs Rob Malan (Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Arbor Networks), Ted Dacko (Former President and CEO, HealthMedia Founder, Arbor Dakota Strategies), Josh Linkner (Founder and Chairman, ePrize Managing Director, Detroit Venture Partners), and Tim Mayleben (President & CEO, Aastrom Biosciences) joined moderator Mina Sooch for a lively panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities […]

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April 14 MVCA Legislative Event a success

The membership of the MVCA took the chance to educate Michigan legislators about the importance of venture capital to Michigan’s revitalization at its  legislative networking event Wednesday, April 12 in Lansing.    Members extolled the virtues of the Small Business Investment Tax Credit and 21st Century Jobs Fund activities and asked how the MVCA and its […]

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May 12 MVCA, MHIN members mingle at Vinology

A large crowd of investors and industry supporters enjoyed cocktails and dinner at a private event at Vinology in connection with the annual MGCS conference. Get the flash player here: //

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May 12 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 […]

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