Grand Angels Spring Reception and Dinner celebrates Jody Vanderwel for 12 years of leadership in Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community. Grand Angels Spring Reception began with networking over cocktails followed by opening remarks from newly appointed Grand Angels President, Tim Parker. Vanderwel was recognized for her leadership and dedication that has been instrumental to the […]
Tim Parker to Lead Michigan’s Leading Angel Network, Organization Deploys $3.5 Million during 2016 HOLLAND, Mich., November 16, 2016,— MVCA member Grand Angels, Michigan’s leading angel investment network today announced Timothy Parker has become the organization’s second president in the 13-year history of the organization. Parker officially succeeded Jody Vanderwel, following a unanimous vote of the […]
Angel investors might invest in one of every 100 opportunities that come before them—long odds for a startup, for sure. Ann Arbor-based RetroSense Therapeutics, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, had already beat those odds, having raised $7 million in a 2014 angel-led Series A financing round that included Midland’s Blue Water Angels Investment Network. But the […]
Start Garden announced they have invested $500,000 in Grand Rapids-based Blue Medora. Grand Angels, a regional group of angel investors, also announced that 20 of their members will also be making investments in Blue Medora which cumulatively equal an additional $750,000, bringing the total amount raised to fund the startup to $1.25 million.