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Doctors Group Establishes Medical Startup Fund

The Michigan State Medical Society said Monday it has launched a startup investment fund Quantum Medical Concepts. The group says the fund will provide capital for Michigan-based early stage medical companies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2014

ArborMetrix

ArborMetrix Gets $1.3M Financing

ArborMetrix Inc., a provider of healthcare analytics, said Monday it had boosted its Series B financing round by $1.3 million to allow the Ann Arbor-based Renaissance Venture Capital Fund and the Detroit Innovate Fund to participate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2014

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Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Opens Company Applications, Calls For Sponsors

Organizers of the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium are now accepting applications from companies interested in applying to present at the 33rd annual equity event, taking place June 17-18 at the Marriott Resort in Ypsilanti.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2014

FarmLogs

FarmLogs Gets $4M Series A Venture Capital

The farm management software developer FarmLogs said Wednesday it had closed a $4 million Series A financing round led by Drive Capital, a Columbus, Ohio venture capital fund launched in 2012 by two veterans of Silicon Valley’s Sequoia Capital.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/15/2014

ProNAi

ProNAi Raises $12M Series C Financing To Expand Cancer Studies

The cancer drug developer ProNAi Therapeutics Inc. Monday announced the closing of a Series C preferred financing round of more than $12 million with existing and new investors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2014

zipments

Michigan Venture Funds Invest In NYC Same Day Delivery Startup

Zipments, the New York-based company that offers consumers and businesses same-day delivery through a network of couriers, said Monday that it had closed a $2.25 million seed investment round that included two Michigan funds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Event Notices From Sept. 12

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

HR Notices From July 1

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2013

Chris Rizik and Jeff Rinvelt of the Renaissance Venture Fund

Renaissance VC Fund Invests, Michigan Businesses Grow

The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Michigan’s venture capital fund-of-funds, announced that its initial investment of $16.7 million has led to a total venture capital investment of nearly $300 million in 20 new Michigan companies and the creation of hundreds of high-wage jobs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2013

UM Venture Capital Event Features More Good News

Another day, another upbeat assessment of Michigan’s startup and venture capital communities at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2013

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