Cascade Partners is an investment banking and private investment firm serving entrepreneurs, businesses and investors active in the middle market. Drawing on the deep management, investment and transaction experience of its principals, Cascade Partners provides the guidance and resources necessary to navigate the complexities of managing growth through acquisitions, divestitures, financing and other strategic initiatives. […]
Three Leaf Ventures firmly believes that people’s lives will continue to benefit from the advance of wireless, mobile and communication technology. Combined with a shift in how people think about their health, technological advances will pave the way for a transformation of the current system. Three Leaf Ventures has a dedicated focus to invest with […]
Founded in 1991, Frazier Healthcare Partners is a leading provider of growth and venture capital to healthcare companies. With nearly $3.0 billion total capital raised, Frazier has invested in over 170 companies, with investment types ranging from company creation and venture capital to buyouts of profitable lower-middle market companies. The Life Sciences team invests in […]
MadDog Ventures is a venture operator and early stage investor. In addition to investing, the company partners with venture capital firms and entrepreneurs to immediately complete the full team required to elevate each venture to expansion-round funding or the next level. MadDog Technology specializes in advanced technology and mobile device development.
Beringea is a private equity firm providing growth capital to market-leading businesses. The firm’s team offers portfolio companies the resources to grow their businesses and create value for shareholders. Beringea invests $2-15 million in equity in companies seeking capital for business expansion and growth.
Plymouth Growth invests in mid-continent B2B software and technology companies – with $3MM to $10MM in revenue, proven business models, and strong teams – that are ready to scale. The Plymouth team brings decades of experience as operators, advisors, and investors, and understands that while metrics matter, it’s people that are critical to growth. We […]
The Michigan Tech Office of Innovation and Industry Engagement (IIE) works closely with startups and established companies to identify commercial needs and match them with research discoveries, technologies, and faculty expertise that can help overcome technical challenges or present new market opportunities. IIE can act as a single point of entry to craft a relationship […]
Innovation Warriors offers career guidance, resources, and advice to entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors at Wayne State University. Its primary mission is to show Wayne State University students that starting a new venture is a legitimate career path and an attainable reality. Through regular individual and group consultative sessions, workshops, and networking events, Innovation Warriors is […]
WMU’s BTR Park fosters mutually beneficial relationships that involve resident businesses, the University and the Kalamazoo community. The private-sector firms located at the Park are recruited from three key business sectors — life sciences, advanced engineering and information technology. The Park is located on WMU’s 265-acre Parkview Campus, the home of WMU’s highly regarded College […]
[email protected], based at Northern Michigan University, empowers students, inventors, entrepreneurs, and existing businesses across the state of Michigan. The program is a platform for anyone with a product idea to explore, define, develop and bring products to market. [email protected] concentrates on physical products that, when possible, can be sourced or manufactured in Michigan. It’s the […]