ProNAi Raises $12M Series C Financing To Expand Cancer StudiesThe 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.
Michigan Venture Funds Invest In NYC Same Day Delivery StartupZipments, 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.
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Renaissance VC Fund Invests, Michigan Businesses GrowThe 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.
UM Venture Capital Event Features More Good NewsAnother day, another upbeat assessment of Michigan's startup and venture capital communities at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium.
VC Leader: Michigan Investment Outlook SunnyThe woman in charge of $30 billion in custom venture capital funds apparently has a special place for the $600 million of it that's under management in Michigan. Kelly Williams, who leads Credit Suisse's Customized Fund Investment Group, said that Michigan -- long a venture capital wasteland -- now has significant advantages over both coasts that make it a compelling market for VC investing.
Michigan Up To 15th For VC ActivityThe Michigan Venture Capital Association’s annual report shows that 2012 was a banner year for venture capital in the state, with Michigan jumping from 25th to 15th among the states in VC activity.

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