The number of angel investors expanded again, the average size of Michigan-based venture capital funds increased, and even if you exclude major deals as one-time outliers, the amount invested last year still grew.

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Sunday, 02 February 2020 10:00

MiBiz Growth Report: Feb. 2, 2020

This is the growth report for Feb. 2, 2020.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Ventures’ portfolio company Sigstr of Indianapolis has been acquired by another growing venture capital-backed tech firm. 

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Saturday, 26 October 2019 08:47

Growth Report: Oct. 26, 2019

MiBiz Growth Report for Oct. 26, 2019.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Ventures led an investment round in CRE Simple Inc., an Oakland, Calif.-based fintech firm focused on commercial real estate.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Venture capital fund Grand Ventures has closed on $28 million that was raised for its first fund.

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GRAND RAPIDS — The $2.05 million in funding Sportsman Tracker Inc. raised this spring will go to further develop a social media platform and mobile app for hunters. As some social media platforms begin to give lower value to hunting content, Sportsman Tracker CEO Jeff Courter saw an opportunity to further build his HuntWise app that has been downloaded by 2 million users.

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Venture capital firm Grand Ventures I LP was among the investors in a Charleston, S.C. software firm that uses artificial intelligence to work with clients to identify and engage with job candidates.

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Venture capital fund Grand Ventures I LP was part of a $5 million funding round for an Indiana tech firm.

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A new venture capital fund in West Michigan closed on its first deal this week.

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