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Save the Date for the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium!

2019 Event to Focus on the Tech Transfer Successes out of the Region’s Big 10 Research Universities The Midwest Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS), the premier platform for Midwest emerging growth companies seeking funding to connect with investors, announced that its 2019 event will take place May 14-15 at the Marriott Resort in Ypsilanti, Mich. More… read more

Mark Your Calendars for the Stanford/NVCA Venture Capital Symposium!

The journey from emerging manager to successful venture capitalist involves navigating tough decisions and challenges. How you raise your fund from LPs and manage that relationship, how you deal with investment failures, and how you manage your fund and partnership are all critical to your success as a VC. Learn from experts and leaders in… read more

Come Intern at MVCA!

Summer 2019 Internship Available Location: Ann Arbor, MI Are you passionate about Michigan’s growing entrepreneurial and investment community? MVCA is seeking a detail-oriented and self-directed individual to work with Michigan’s entrepreneurial and investment community.  This is a full-time 12-week position starting in May 2019. This position will give the candidate the opportunity to network with… read more

MVCA Annual Awards Dinner Nominee Cirius Therapeutics Plans IPO

Cirius Therapeutics seeks $86 million IPO. The company was nominated for Capital Event of the Year at the 2017 MVCA Annual Awards Dinner. Founded in 2015, Cirius Therapeutics is a life science startup with research and development operations in Kalamazoo, MI. Formerly known as Octeta, the company is a spin-out of Metabolic Solutions Development Company’s clinical assets…. read more

Meet LSG Insurance Partners

2019 Bronze Service Provider Member Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, LSG Insurance Partners is Michigan’s largest, independent insurance, benefit administration and consulting services agency. The company offers in-depth expertise and exceptional service across all lines of risk management, including commercial property and casualty, employee benefit programs, mergers and acquisitions, and private client services. Its experiences… read more

Meet Fishman Stewart PLLC

2019 Bronze Service Provider Member Fishman Stewart is a premier specialty law firm that identifies, secures, and advances the creativity of its clients to accomplish their business goals.  In addition to the firm’s decades of legal expertise, many of its attorneys also have advanced technical degrees and associated practical work experience.  As strategic advisers to… read more

Meet EMMA International

2019 Gold Service Provider Member E.M.M.A. International Consulting Group, Inc. (EMMA International) is dedicated to helping all clients, from entrepreneurs to established companies, navigate the regulatory landscape. The company provides regulatory and compliance solutions for medical products at every stage of their lifecycle – including design and production strategy, preparation of regulatory submissions, design of… read more

Meet Cendrowski Corporate Advisors

2019 Gold Service Provider Member Bringing a “different perspective” to entrepreneurs and venture investors, Cendrowski Corporate Advisors (CCA) provides full service financial consulting to private equity and venture capital general partners, fund principals, and portfolio company management teams in Michigan.  CCA has been part of the MVCA membership since 2012 and its experience serving both… read more

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Meet Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

2019 Silver Service Provider Member Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (Taft) represents both venture capital funds and venture-backed companies, providing award winning legal counsel and cost-efficient, practical solutions that high-growth companies and their investors need. Taft’s investment fund clients range from family offices and angel groups to institutional seed and late-stage venture funds; their team… read more

Meet Pepper Hamilton

2019 Gold Service Provider Member An MVCA member since 2009, Pepper Hamilton’s connection to the Michigan venture and entrepreneurial community goes much further back than that, when Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) law experts at Pepper Hamilton advised Michigan’s earliest venture funds and helped usher the state’s venture capital industry into existence.  Decades later, Pepper… read more

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