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Second Annual Deals in the Garden

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Our second annual Deals in the Garden took place on April 22 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids. Emceed by Jody Vanderwel of Grand Angels, the event gave the following companies the opportunity to pitch their businesses to investors.


are you a human, Detroit
Vestaron, Kalamazoo
Nanorete, Lansing
Arborlight, Ann Arbor
Covaron, Ann Arbor
Gema, Ann Arbor
Current Motor, Ann Arbor
FlockTag, Ann Arbor
Optofluidic Bioassay, Ann Arbor
Savvy Languages, Lake Orion
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing, Grand Rapids
Compoto, Holland


2nd Annual Deals in the Garden
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing booth, and from L to R: Tom Ross, Managing Director, DWH; Connie Degen, Chief Operating Officer, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing; Jerry Scott (back to camera), Grand Angels’ member; and Nick Bykerk, Controller, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing


We were extremely pleased with the quality of the presentations and delighted with the high number of attendees and that the audience was so engaged.


2nd Annual Deals in the Garden
Current Motor’s scooter, and Grand Angels members, from L to R: Andy Keller, Paul D’Amato, and Bob Sprotte