Midwest Growth Capital Symposium

2020 marks the 39th anniversary of the Midwest Growth Capital Symposium and the longest running university-based venture fair of its kind! The company showcase features 35 Midwest companies that are seeking seed, series A, and series B rounds of funding. An additional 55+ companies will be highlighted in the Tech Transfer Pitch Track. More than 400 attendees are expected comprised of early-stage companies that span the Life Sciences and Technology sectors, angel investors, venture capitalists and technology transfer professionals from several dozen top-ranked Midwest Universities. Stay connected, find resources about which Midwest companies are expected to deliver the highest growth figures and how to invest in them using the best trading platforms, and see what keeps attendees coming back year after year. - join us in Ann Arbor May 12-13, 2020!

MGCS 2019 Investment Firms Represented
30Ventures, AbbVie Ventures, Alcami, Allos Ventures, Amherst Fund, Amy Cell LLC, Andreessen Horowitz, Ann Arbor SPARK, Arboretum Ventures, Arsenal Growth, Aurora Consulting, Automation Alley, Baird Capital, Bank of Ann Arbor, Beringea, BioStar Ventures, Bodman, Capital Community Angels, Catalyst Investors, Charter Capital Partners, CIBC - Innovation Banking, CoreNetwork Fund, Crain’s Detroit Business, Cultivation Capital, CvilleBioHub, DCM Ventures, Detroit Venture Partners, Draper Triangle Ventures, Ecovia Renewables, EMA Partners, Endeavor, Fast Forward Medical Innovation, Ford Motor Company, Forest Harbor Ventures, GM Ventures, Grand Angels, Hamot Comprehensive Lung Center, Hatteras Venture Partners, HealthQuest Capital, Henry Ford Health System, Histosonics, Hopen Life Sciences, in2being, J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC, Kemp Klein Law Firm, Launch NY, LLR Partners, MC3 Cardiopulmonary, Mercury Fund, Michigan Economic Development Center, Michigan Israel Business Accelerator, Michigan Medicine, Michigan Small Business Development Center, Michigan Venture Capital Association, Millendo Therapeutics, Monroe Brown Biomedical Seed Fund, Mutual Capital Partners, NEMO Health, OCA Ventures, Ohio State University, Pacific Western Bank, Pepper Hamilton, Pinehurst Medical Clinic, Plymouth Growth Partners, Purdue Research Foundation, Red Cedar Ventures, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, RPM Ventures, Sandalphon Capital, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, Signature Bank NY, Silicon Valley Bank, Spartan Innovations, Spectrum Health Ventures, Square 1 Bank, SundbergFerar, Tarn Biosciences & SynCobial Biosciences, U-M Center for Entrepreneurship, U-M Economic Growth Institute, U-M Social Venture Fund – Healthcare, U-M Tech Transfer Venture Center, U-Michigan Investments, U-M Wolverine Venture Fund, Varnum Law, Venture Investors, Vistara Capital Partners, Warner Norcross + Judd, WMed Innovation, Women Investing Now… and more to come!

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