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January 29 MVCA Board Member Profile: Paul McCreadie, Arboretum Ventures

Welcome Paul McCreadie, Arboretum Ventures to the 2021 MVCA Board of Directors. We caught up with Paul recently and captured his thoughts about the venture capital community! Paul McCreadie is Partner & Chief Operating Officer and oversees Arboretum’s investment process and leads the firm’s operations. His portfolio investments focus on capital-efficient health IT and service […]


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January 25 Meet Gallagher

2020 Bronze Service Provider Member Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. an international service provider plans, designs, and administers a full array of customized, cost-effective property/casualty insurance and risk management programs. The company also furnishes a broad range of risk management services including claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisals to help corporations and […]


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January 25 Meet Fishman Stewart PLLC

2021 Bronze Service Provider Member Fishman Stewart is a premier specialty law firm that identifies, secures, and advances the creativity of its clients to accomplish their business goals.  In addition to the firm’s decades of legal expertise, many of its attorneys also have advanced technical degrees and associated practical work experience.  As strategic advisers to […]


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January 25 Meet EMMA International

2019 Gold Service Provider Member E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. (EMMA International) is dedicated to helping all clients, from entrepreneurs to established companies, navigate the regulatory landscape. The company provides regulatory and compliance solutions for medical products at every stage of their lifecycle – including design and production strategy, preparation of regulatory submissions, design of […]


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Cendrowski Corporate Advisors
January 01 Meet Cendrowski Corporate Advisors

2020 Gold Service Provider Member Bringing a “different perspective” to entrepreneurs and venture investors, Cendrowski Corporate Advisors (CCA) provides full service financial consulting to private equity and venture capital general partners, fund principals, and portfolio company management teams in Michigan.  CCA has been part of the MVCA membership since 2012 and its experience serving both […]


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Taft
January 01 Meet Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

2019 Silver Service Provider Member Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Taft) represents both venture capital funds and venture-backed companies, providing award winning legal counsel and cost-efficient, practical solutions that high-growth companies and their investors need. Taft’s investment fund clients range from family offices and angel groups to institutional seed and late-stage venture funds; their team […]


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Pepper Hamilton
January 01 Meet Pepper Hamilton

2020 Gold Service Provider Member An MVCA member since 2009, Pepper Hamilton’s connection to the Michigan venture and entrepreneurial community goes much further back than that, when Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) law experts at Pepper Hamilton advised Michigan’s earliest venture funds and helped usher the state’s venture capital industry into existence.  Decades later, Pepper […]


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bank of ann arbor
January 01 Meet Bank of Ann Arbor

2020 Bronze Service Provider Member Beginning in 1996 with a simple mission–to give Ann Arbor businesses a local banking option–Bank of Ann Arbor has grown to become the city’s second-largest bank, with a major presence throughout Washtenaw County and Southeast Michigan.  Bank of Ann Arbor’s Technology Industry Group, celebrating 15 years in 2017, provides a […]


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Varnum
January 01 Meet Varnum Law

2021 Gold Service Provider Member With 177 lawyers located in eight offices throughout Michigan, Varnum Law serves members of Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community with innovative programs and high quality legal counsel and has been a member of MVCA since 2016.  Varnum assists emerging companies with all aspects of raising capital, as well as entity […]


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Bodman
January 01 Meet Bodman

2021 Silver Service Provider Member   With more than 150 attorneys in offices throughout Michigan, Bodman has been delivering extraordinary results to clients for more than 85 years.  Bodman attorneys provide business counsel to some of the region’s most successful companies and individuals on a broad range of issues with the personal attention of a small […]


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