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2023 MVCA Research Report

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October 09 Meet MVCA Venture Fellow, Caroline Wolanin, Plymouth Growth

The Michigan Venture Capital Association is proud to offer the Venture Fellows Program to Michigan’s venture capital community. The program, launched in 2023, is designed to increase the number of venture professionals in Michigan in order to accelerate the fundraising and deployment of capital into early-stage companies. Caroline Wolanin is joining Plymouth Growth as a […]


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September 06 2023 MVCA Research Report Shows Resilience in Michigan despite change in national venture landscape

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – September 6, 2023 – Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the nonprofit trade association that advocates for more capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community, released its 2023 MVCA Research Report, a comprehensive analysis of investment activity that has had a positive impact in the state. While national venture capital […]


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August 14 Michigan Venture Capital Association Announces Nominees for 2023 Annual Awards Dinner

August 14, 2023 (Bloomfield Hills, MI) — Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the trade association for the venture capital and angel community in Michigan, today announced the nominees for the 2023 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner. The event will be held on Thursday, September 28th, from 6 pm – 10 pm at The Fillmore Detroit to […]


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June 28 Arboretum Ventures Announces Closing of its Sixth Fund

Ann Arbor, MI (June 28, 2023) – Arboretum Ventures, a healthcare venture capital firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announced the closing of its $268 million sixth fund, exceeding the target fund size. Investors include major health systems, payors, pension funds, endowments, and family offices. This closing marks a major milestone for the firm, now […]


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June 28 MVCA’s Associate Director Departs Organization to Seek New Opportunities

[Bloomfield Hills, MI] – June 28, 2023 – Angela Heflin, Associate Director of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) has left the organization to pursue other opportunities. “We thank Angela for her work and achievement within the organization,” said Ara Topouzian, Executive Director of MVCA. “We wish her the best of luck in her next […]


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February 28 Michigan Venture Capital Association Receives $500,000 for its Venture Fellows Program

Michigan Venture Capital Association Receives $500,000 for its Venture Fellows Program The VF Program, with funding support from the state, will help to support the talent needs of venture capital firms in Michigan  Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – February 28, 2023 – Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the trade association for the venture capital and angel community in Michigan, […]


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September 30 Michigan Venture Capital Association Celebrates 20th Anniversary and State’s Entrepreneurial and Investment Successes at 2022 Annual Awards Dinner

Michigan Venture Capital Association Celebrates 20th Anniversary and State’s Entrepreneurial and Investment Successes at 2022 Annual Awards Dinner Eight organizations and individuals receive awards for their contributions to the Michigan community  Bloomfield Hills, Mich. – September 29, 2022 – Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the trade association for the venture capital and angel community in Michigan, celebrated its […]


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September 06 Michigan Venture Capital Association Announces Nominees for 2022 Annual Awards Dinner

September 6, 2022 (Bloomfield Hills, MI) — Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the trade association for the venture capital and angel community in Michigan, today announced the nominees for the 2022 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner. The event will be held on Thursday, September 29th, at 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Greenfield Village in Dearborn […]


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February 22 GM Ventures Becomes Premier Sponsor of Michigan Venture Capital Association’s 20th Anniversary

GM Ventures Becomes Premier Sponsor of Michigan Venture Capital Association’s 20th Anniversary MVCA kicks off its 20th year with new events and initiatives culminating in a celebration on September 29th, 2022  Novi, Mich. – February 22, 2022 – GM Ventures, the corporate venture capital firm of General Motors has agreed to be the premier sponsor of the […]


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January 18 MVCA is Hiring! Marketing & Programs Manager Position

Marketing & Programs Manager Position Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) is seeking an enthusiastic and self-directed individual for a full-time position who has experience in two areas: Marketing – messaging, content development, communications, public relations/social media Program Development/Management – planning and executing programs that assist in attracting and retaining talent for the Michigan venture capital […]


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