Member News

WMed Innovation Center and MVCA partner to offer a series of educational seminars in 2021.

The Western Michigan University WMed Innovation Center and Michigan Venture Capital Association are partnering to offer a series of educational seminars in 2021. Turn the Tables is a virtual one-hour reverse pitch series that will take place 3X this year. The purpose of the event series is to educate entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial ecosystem service providers… read more

Tamarind Hill fund announces Updox was acquired by EverCommerce

Exciting news from MVCA member, Tamarind Hill about the announcement of one of their portfolio companies, Updox recent acquisition. EverCommerce, a leading service commerce platform, completed the acquisition of Updox, a complete healthcare communication platform for in-person and virtual care. Headquartered in Dublin, OH, Updox serves more than 560,000 users across healthcare practices, health systems… read more

Michigan VCtalk, new podcast series from MVCA

Michigan VCtalk is a new podcast series developed by the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA). Each episode will focus on guests such as investors, entrepreneurs, and other thoughtful leaders that are making a difference in the Michigan ecosystem. Hosted by Ara Topouzian, Executive Director of MVCA. Each month a new episode is released and available… read more

MVCA hosts virtual Year in Review showcasing highlights on December 10th

NOVI, Mich. – December 1, 2020 – Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA),  the nonprofit trade association that advocates for increases in the amount of capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community, will highlight Michigan success stories via a virtual event held on December 10th. “This was a challenging year for all, but amidst… read more

Kerr Russell Attorneys Named 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Kerr Russell Attorneys Named 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Detroit, MI (September 18, 2020) – Super Lawyers named 11 Kerr Russell members to the list of 2020 Michigan Super Lawyers and included four Kerr Russell attorneys on the list of 2020 Michigan Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven,… read more

ATTENTION: Investors: Gateway Grand Rapids & Red Cedar Ventures Pitch Event

This is an invitation to the first session of a two pitch event held by Gateway Grand Rapids and Red Cedar Ventures. The pitches are 10 minutes each- 7 minute pitch/3 minute Q&A. Each company has participated in two SBDC pitch review sessions. The pitches are intended to give you quick overview of each company…. read more

MVCA Provides Support to Entrepreneurs During Pandemic

Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the nonprofit trade association that advocates for increases in the amount of capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community, recognized the need to be proactive early on in helping the ecosystem work through the challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis. MVCA’s Board of Directors created a task force… read more

Two Award-Winning CIOs Share Their Plans And Strategies On Reopening At GDI Infotech’s Webinar Series “Thriving In A Post Pandemic World”

Two award-winning CIOs share their plans and strategies on Reopening at GDI Infotech’s Webinar Series “Thriving in a Post Pandemic World” ANN ARBOR, MI, (September 8, 2020) – GDI Infotech (GDI), a leading provider of Talent Matchmaking Solutions and Services is hosting “Thriving In A Post Pandemic World” a new webinar series that’s designed to… read more

Kerr Russell Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America© 2021 and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Detroit, MI (August 20, 2020) – Sixteen Kerr Russell members were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021. Notably, eleven of the named attorneys have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for more than five years. Kerr Russell also had three attorneys recognized as 2021 Best… read more

MSU Foundation and MEDC announce Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund III

As the newly named administrator of the Michigan Pre-Seed Fund III (MPSF III) by the Michigan Strategic Fund, Michigan State University Foundation (MSU Foundation) announced Michigan Rise. MSU Foundation was awarded the MPSF III on April 14, 2020 and will work closely with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative to support… read more