2019 marks the 38th anniversary of the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium, formerly known as the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium and the longest running university-based venture fair of its kind! MGCS showcases Midwest companies that are seeking seed, series A, and series B rounds of funding. The conference is known for attracting top-tier investors from across the U.S. More than 500 attendees are expected comprised of early-stage companies that span the Life Sciences and Technology sectors, angel investors, VCs and technology transfer professionals from several dozen top-ranked Midwest Universities. Stay connected, find resources and see what keeps attendees coming back year after year – join us in Ann Arbor May 14-15, 2019!
NEW THIS YEAR – VC UNIVERSITY LIVE SEMINAR May 15-17
Entrepreneurs, angel investors, VCs, fund managers, attorney and any others looking to unlock your finance skills. Presented by National Venture Capital Association, University California – Berkeley, and University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Learn more and apply today.
INVESTMENT FIRMS IN RECENT MGCS ATTENDANCE
Cook Medical, Hatteras Venture Partners, Johnson and Johnson Innovations, Lewis & Clark Ventures, Pappas Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Intel Labs innovations, Azimuth Capital Management, Arsenal Venture Partners, U-M Investments, Energy Foundry, Great Lakes Angels, Square 1 Bank, Firefox Ventures, Bank of Ann Arbor, Charter Capital Partners, Invest Michigan, Mutual Capital Partners, Arboretum Ventures, Venture Investors, Mercury Fund, Deerfield Management, Draper Triangle Ventures, Three Leaf Ventures, Plymouth Growth Partners, River Cities Capital Funds, RiverVest Venture Partners, Cultivian Sandbox Ventures, GM Ventures, Resonant Venture Partners, Baird Capital, Hopen Life Science Ventures, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, Harbor Street Ventures, TGap Ventures, Dundee Venture Capital, Grand Angels, Edison Partners, Invest Detroit Ventures, Detroit Venture Partners, Amherst Fund, Allos Ventures, North Coast Technology Ventures, Dow Chemical Company, Grand Ventures, RPM Ventures, Triathlon Medical Ventures, Tappan Hill Ventures, Capital Midwest Fund, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, BioStar Ventures, Revolution and more…