Displaying items tagged: Ablative Solutions Inc

Sunday, 06 January 2019 21:07

With $77M investment, Ablative could draw attention to Michigan’s life sciences industry

The $77 million investment in Ablative Solutions Inc. ranks as the largest known venture capital deal ever in Michigan, possibly helping draw more attention to the state’s life sciences research and development. 

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 25 March 2018 19:15

Report: Health care venture capital investment in Michigan grew significantly in 2017

The amount of venture capital invested in biotech and health care startups based in Michigan nearly doubled in 2017.

Published in Health Care
Monday, 11 September 2017 05:55

Michigan ranks 3rd in Midwest for life science investments

Michigan ranked third among 11 Midwest regions for the value of equity investments made in life sciences companies during the first half of 2017.

Published in Health Care

Sunday, 19 March 2017 18:00

Spectrum Health commits $100 million to innovation investments

GRAND RAPIDS — By creating a $100 million venture capital arm, Spectrum Health joins the ranks of U.S. health systems that invest money in companies developing new ways to treat patients and maintain health.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 13 November 2016 13:59

Expanding biomedical engineering programs could boost state’s life sciences industry

As Michigan life sciences companies grow and seek to commercialize their innovations, the firms often face key constraints when it comes to access to capital in the state. 

Published in Talent
Sunday, 13 November 2016 13:16

Coastal Competition? Industry experts believe Michigan can compete in medical device space through manufacturing

While West Michigan may lack the depth of resources and talent that some regions of the country possess when it comes to the medical device industry, it may have one key advantage: the affordability of its contract manufacturing. 

Published in Manufacturing

Sunday, 30 October 2016 17:06

As Michigan life sciences industry awaits exits, focus shifts to later-stage funds, talent


The availability of scientific and executive management talent and the access to later-stage investment capital remain major issues for Michigan’s life sciences industry.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 30 October 2016 15:51

Partner, sell or IPO? West Michigan life sciences companies weigh complex next steps

At some point in the coming months, Mark Gurney and directors at Tetra Discovery Partners LLC will decide which road to travel into the future for their company.

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 15 May 2016 10:27

Michigan Accelerator Fund seeks $5 million raise for tack-on fund

GRAND RAPIDS — The managers of Michigan Accelerator Fund I are seeking to raise up to $5 million from investors to provide further financial backing to portfolio companies.

Published in Breaking News