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Displaying items by tag: Michigan Accelerator Fund I

Sunday, 13 September 2020 18:20

Investors welcome new SEC accreditation rule — whether it expands capital remains unclear

Securities regulators hope a change in the federal definition of accredited investors brings more people into the investor pool for startups and other companies seeking private capital, although it remains unclear whether it will significantly affect the flow of capital.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 13 October 2019 20:15

Keystone Solutions eyes continued growth with Charter Growth Capital investment

KALAMAZOO — A Grand Rapids mezzanine fund’s investment will enable Keystone Solutions Group to maintain its strong growth trajectory in the years ahead.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 13 October 2019 15:18

M&A Awards: With $40 million raise, Vestaron positions to commercialize new eco-friendly insecticides

Since securing a $40 million capital investment last spring, Vestaron Corp. has been assembling commercial and operating teams as it prepares for the broad launch of a brand of eco-friendly pesticides in 2020.

Published in Small Business

Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:34

For Holland VC, fundraising environment remains ‘pretty healthy’

HOLLAND — The organizers behind the new cultivate(MD) Capital Fund GP LLC found backers by appealing to their own global professional networks and investors with whom they had previously done business.

Published in Finance
Sunday, 16 April 2017 12:28

‘DISCOURAGING’: Proposed NIH funding cuts could hamper West Michigan’s nascent biomed research sector

GRAND RAPIDS — In the three years since Peter Jones moved from Los Angeles to Grand Rapids, he’s helped to more than double the amount of federal research funding that Van Andel Institute receives.

Published in Breaking News
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, 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
Sunday, 20 March 2016 17:08

Startup uses gaming tech for virtual health care

GRAND RAPIDS — Backed by a recent $2 million capital raise, a startup Grand Rapids-based digital health company plans to expand its sales force and further develop its software that allows patients to receive virtual care at home. 

Published in Health Care
Sunday, 21 February 2016 22:18

MichBio report outlines path to continued life sciences industry investment, growth

new roadmap aims to reboot efforts to build Michigan’s life sciences industry and compete with similar clusters around the U.S. and the world.

Published in Health Care