2018 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner Recap
Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), hosted the 2018 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner on October 2, 2018, at Eastern Market in Detroit as part of StartMIUp: Michigan Ventures Forward, a multi-day event hosted by Michigan Economic Development Corporation, (MEDC). Co-hosted by Governor Rick Snyder, the MVCA Annual Awards Dinner attracted more than 400 investors, economic developers, entrepreneurs, and community… read more
MVCA Outreach Trip: Connecting with the growing investment community in Indianapolis!
Each year, the MVCA team travels to emerging entrepreneurial communities across the country to meet with venture firms to share the exciting activity happening in Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community and help coordinate Immersion Days for those who are interested in investing and working in Michigan. Because every dollar invested in a Michigan startup by a… read more
Meet the MVCA Staff: Will Jones
Will Jones joined the Michigan Venture Capital Association at the beginning of the month as its Marketing and Communications Manager. He previously served as the Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator for the Smithsonian-affiliated National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati, OH. In this role, Jones was responsible for obtaining state and national press for the… read more
Michigan Venture Capital Association Announces 2018 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner Awardees
Awardees include Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, Duo Security, and Strata Oncology; MVCA Board of Directors Honors Jody Vanderwel with Lifetime Achievement Award Ann Arbor, MICH. – Oct. 3, 2018 – Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA), the nonprofit trade association founded in 2002 designed to increase the amount of capital and talent for Michigan’s entrepreneurial and… read more
MVCA Outreach Trip: Michigan & Ohio Rivalries Disappear When Discussing Innovative Ideas to Grow Our Region’s Economy
By Maureen Miller Brosnan, Executive Director, MVCA The Ohio venture capital community has seen continued growth since our last extended visit, so MVCA was eager to get back to connect with our members and out-of-state partners! Between meetings with some of Ohio’s leading venture firms and an evening spent at the VentureDinner, I found a… read more
Michigan Venture Capital Association Releases Newly Updated 2018 Michigan Entrepreneurial & Investment Landscape Guide!
MVCA is excited to announce the release of the newly updated 2018 Michigan Entrepreneurial and Investment Landscape Guide! The guide is a critical resource for entrepreneurs who want to connect with investors, entrepreneurial support organizations, and service providers in Michigan. Included in the guide is contact information, addresses, sectors and stages for venture firms and… read more
Exit Interview: MVCA Venture Fellow Brad Lichota, RPM Ventures
At RPM Ventures, MVCA Venture Fellow Brad Lichota has a front-row seat to the innovation happening across various sectors, including B2B enterprise solutions, marketplaces, and mobility. As his fellowship comes to an end, we asked him to share with us what he’s learned about venture capital, companies he’s taking note of, and what’s next for him,… read more