Michigan VC Dollars Down, But Number of Deals Up

The number of businses-building deals done was up, but the number of dollars invested is down so far this year, according to the Michigan Venture Capital Association.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2011

Event Notices From June 13

The latest meeting and event notices from Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and companies

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2011


GLEQ Names Startup Winners

The Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest hosted its 11th Annual Statewide Business Plan Competition Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 9.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

(credit: Detroit Public Television)

Varnum Donates $1 Million Legal Services To Startups

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder Wednesday announced that the Grand Rapids-based law firm Varnum LLP will donate $1 million in legal services to targeted state-based startups, early stage and growing businesses in a coordinated effort to help spark Michigan’s economy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2011


Got A Biz Idea? VC Firm Has ‘Office Hours’ For Your Pitch

Do you have a business idea or going concern that you’d like to discuss with a venture capital firm for possible funding? Farmington Hills-based Beringea, Michigan’s largest VC firm, will be holding its “Office Hours” open pitch program in Detroit on Tuesday, April 12.



UM VC Event Creates Investment, Growth Opportunities

Every May for the past three decades, investors from across the country have travelled to the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium for a first look at the most promising startups emerging from the greater Midwest.