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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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August 19 Michigan receives first round of State Small Business Credit Initiative funding to support small businesses, high-tech startups throughout the state

Michigan receives first round of State Small Business Credit Initiative funding to support small businesses, high-tech startups throughout the state Kathleen Achtenberg Thursday, August 18, 2022 LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) today to announce that Michigan is deploying the first round of State Small Business Credit Initiative […]


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July 28 2022 MVCA Research Report Reinforces Michigan is not a flyover state for venture capital activity

2022 MVCA Research Report Reinforces Michigan is not a flyover state for venture capital activity  Record-breaking funding of start-ups in 2021 cements Michigan’s role as the nation’s Middle Coast of venture capital.  NOVI, Mich. – July 28, 2022 – Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the nonprofit trade association that advocates for more capital and talent for […]


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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 31 NextCycle Michigan Showcase & Pitch Competition 

NextCycle Michigan Showcase & Pitch Competition  March 3, 2022 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST Palmer House, Ann Arbor, Michigan The first ever NextCycle Michigan Pitch Event is planned to be held in-person on March 3rd in Ann Arbor, Michigan. NextCycle Teams will be presenting their innovative ideas focused on technology and organics to advance […]


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January 31 Bank of Ann Arbor Announces Asset Based Lending Group

Ann Arbor, Michigan – January 31, 2022 – Bank of Ann Arbor announces a new Asset Based Lending Group, stationed in its new branch office at 260 East Brown Street, Birmingham, Michigan. As reported last week, this new branch location housing retail banking, commercial lending, and asset based lending was acquired from Nicolet National Bank […]


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January 25 Renaissance Venture Capital – DE&I UnDemo Day Event on April 27th

Renaissance Venture Capital DEI UnDemo Day® will bring together some of the region’s top early-stage companies and technologies for a virtual event with venture capital investors from around the country. This is the first UnDemo Day® designed exclusively to attract national venture capital to diverse founders. The virtual event will highlight companies from the Midwest […]


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January 25 Bank of Ann Arbor Completes Purchase of Additional Branch Office in Birmingham

Ann Arbor, Michigan – January 24, 2022 – Bank of Ann Arbor today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nicolet National Bank’s branch office at 260 East Brown Street, Birmingham, Michigan, purchasing approximately $186 million in loans and assuming approximately $55 million in deposits pursuant to a Purchase and Assumption Agreement previously made […]


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