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April 03 Resonant Ventures in Wall Street Journal

Member Resonant Ventures was part of a recent Wall Street Journal story with portfolio company Duo Security with Google Ventures.


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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 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 07 Several MVCA Members Invest In Molecular Imaging, Inc.

Ann Arbor-based Molecular Imaging, Inc. closed its Series A financing round at $9.9 million. The company has secured a $2.5 million investment from Beringea through the $185 million InvestMichigan! Growth Capital Fund plus another $350,000 from existing shareholders Baird Venture Partners (BVP) and Invest Detroit.


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February 28 March 6 is Presenting Company Deadline for MGCS

The 31st Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) is May 15-16, 2012. Companies have until midnight on March 6 to submit their application for presentation.


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February 23 MVCA Board Member Jon Lauckner Named VP & CTO of General Motors

MVCA Board Member Jon Lauckner has been named by General Motors vice president and chief technology officer (CTO), effective April 1. In addition to his current position as president of GM Ventures, Lauckner will be responsible for GM’s Research and Development activity.


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February 23 Welcome To New Board Chair, Tim Petersen

We’re proud to introduce our new board chair, Tim Petersen. Tim, who is the managing director at Arboretum Ventures, is responsible for Arboretum’s financial and fund management activities and is a member of its Investment Committee. He has been a venture capital investor for the past 14 years.


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January 31 Member Beringea Invests $3.2 Million in Relume Technologies

Farmington Hills-based Beringea invested $3.2 million in portfolio company Relume Technologies, which has closed its $7.0 million Series D financing round.


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January 27 MVCA Webinar Series – February 28, 2012 2-3pm

Tax Information – February 28, 2012 2-3pm MVCA member Cendrowski Corporate Advisors will be hosting a series of webinars for our members and portfolio companies. Dial-in details will be provided closer to the date. If you are interested in attending, please contact the MVCA.


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