The momentum in our entrepreneurial and investment community has been building for several years now, and in 2016 we made significant strides to keep Michigan moving in the right direction–forward. The number of venture capital firms headquartered in Michigan, their total capital under management, and number of venture capital investments made in Michigan has doubled […]
Newest subsidiary dedicates pre-seed and follow-on funding to MSU-based startups, technology commercialization Lansing, MI — The Michigan State University Foundation (MSUF) announced today the formation of its new, $5M venture investing subsidiary, Red Cedar Ventures. Its newest program features both a pre-seed fund and an opportunity fund focused on helping Michigan State University-based startups and […]
It’s MVCA Events & Program Manager, Molly Theis, here to encourage you to stay involved in the community in 2016! MVCA would like to keep you “in the know” regarding the various events going on in the Entrepreneurial & Investment Community. We not only want you to attend our MVCA Events, but also events hosted by your […]
MVCA and professionals from Michigan’s venture community met with legislators Wednesday to examine the Michigan Venture Capital Association’s (MVCA) Annual Report on venture capital activity in Michigan. “This year’s in-depth analysis of venture capital activity in the state indicates a steady and consistent trend of success in Michigan,” said Maureen Miller Brosnan, executive director of […]
In December 2010, the Governor signed into law HB5921, the Small Business Investment (Angel) Tax Credit bill. This bill will provide a 25% tax credit to qualified investors who invest in qualified seed and early stage businesses in Michigan. On Friday, December 17th, from 3:30-5:30pm, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation will conduct a public forum […]
Deals in the Garden took place on April 22 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids. It was emceed by Jody Vanderwel of Grand Angels, the event gave the following companies the opportunity to pitch their businesses to investors.
Plymouth Ventures made follow-on investments in four of its portfolio companies out of Plymouth Venture Partners Fund II in response to significant growth opportunities.