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10
Jul

Incubators, Accelerators and Foundries Help Entrepreneurs Jump-Start High-Growth Businesses and Become Investment-Ready

Today’s entrepreneurs have broader access than ever before to a growing number of university, community and corporate incubators, accelerators and foundries (which are startup studios that create and develop multiple companies in parallel or rapid succession). In the Ann Arbor area, for instance, startup founders can get mentoring, educational programs,...
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10
Jul

Combined 2017 MGCS and Coulter Investment Forum Fire Up Entrepreneurial Activity and Venture Investment Deal-Making

This year’s joint presentation of the 36th annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium and the third annual Coulter Investment Forum on May 16 and 17 created an unprecedented hotbed of entrepreneurial activity and fired up angel and venture capital investment deal-making. The two-day event attracted 530 participants from around the country...
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16
Jan

Workit Health Provides an Adaptive Digital Recovery Program to Help Company Employees Overcome Their Addictive Behaviors

Risky addictive behavior in the workplace is costing U.S. employers $400 billion annually in lost productivity and direct health-care expenses. According to a recent Surgeon General’s Report, in 2015 more than 27 million people in the U.S. reported using illegal drugs or misusing prescription drugs, and more than 66 million...
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11
Jan

Angels and VCs Will Get a Sneak Peek at Spinouts Emerging from the U-M Venture Center at MGCS in May

Angel and venture capital investors attending this year’s Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, on May 16 and 17, will get an early preview of a number of high-potential U-M spinout companies that are commercializing cutting-edge technologies developed by Michigan faculty, staff and students in the University’s research laboratories. Initially, these spinouts...
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