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23
Jan

nanoMAG Leverages Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem to Jump-Start Growth

By Claudia Capos, Guest Editor Leveraging the high-powered resources of Michigan’s statewide entrepreneurial ecosystem ─ supported by the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Venture Capital Association and University Research Corridor ─ has enabled Stephen LeBeau to jump-start the growth of his medical materials manufacturing startup company,...
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23
Jan

MVCA Award Recognizes the MGCS’s Pioneering Role in Building Michigan’s Entrepreneurial and Investment Community

By Claudia Capos, Guest Editor The Michigan Growth Capital Symposium was presented with the inaugural Community Impact Award by the Michigan Venture Capital Association at the 2017 MVCA annual awards dinner on November 15 in Detroit. The new award, unveiled in 2017, recognizes organizations, events and individuals who create meaningful,...
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10
Jul

Tech Transfer Pitch Track Spotlights Innovative Research Projects and High-Potential Spinouts from Leading Universities

For the fourth consecutive year at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, technology transfer and commercialization officials from leading research universities and medical centers hosted a fast-paced, hour-long presentation of the research opportunities, spending and sector focus at their respective institutions. They also showcased early stage projects emerging from their medical...
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10
Jul

Big Pharma VCs and LPs Accelerate their Entry into Early Stage Venture Investment in the Life Science Sector

Major pharmaceutical and med-tech corporations are ramping up their participation as co-investors, or limited partners, in venture capital funds focused on early stage startups in the life science sector. Many also are establishing their own venture investment arms to compete with traditional VCs for early stakes in the most-promising new...
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