West Michigan entrepreneur Rick DeVos’ Start Garden venture capital effort has invested more than $2.3 million in over 100 projects during its first year.
Amway – which started as “American Way” – defied the odds and grown each year. The company is owned by the two families — among the wealthiest in Michigan.
The Grand Rapids technology firm Blue Medora said Wednesday that it has received an additional $1.25 million in growth capital from two West Michigan-based angel investment groups, Start Garden and the Grand Angels.
From a cure for the flu to big start-up ventures, a $250 million wind power park, the creation of Start Garden, and more — tech news dominated 2012.
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DeVos was voted into the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) prestigious Hall of Fame in 1979 for efforts to put Amway on the map. (Jay Van Andel was inducted into the exclusive club in 1987).
He said they expected about 50 submissions a week from budding businesses and instead have received over 400 in the two weeks since launching the program.
GRAND RAPIDS — After weeks of speculation, Rick DeVos’ Pomegranate Studios, creator of ArtPrize, Momentum and 5×5 Night, Thursday introduced its latest initiative before a crowd of Michigan business leaders. Called Start Garden, it is […]
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