Grand Ventures I LP’s lead investment in a Chicago digital health company typifies what’s occurring in venture capital in Michigan and neighboring states: Funds based in the region are backing Great Lakes-based startups.
Against the backdrop of West Michigan’s nascent medical device industry and an expanding array of resources, high-tech health care startups are finding the tools they need to start and grow their businesses in the region.
GRAND RAPIDS — The $1.7 million in capital CertifID LLC raised earlier this year perhaps typifies how investors view the tech sector these days.
Urbaneer LLC, a provider of home furnishings geared toward smaller living units, has spun out of Rockford Construction Co. Inc.
GRAND RAPIDS –– The city of Grand Rapids over the next year will join the growing ranks of cities around the world seeking to enhance their data management practices.
Venture capital investors put more money into a similar numbers of deals in 2017 compared to the prior year, a sign that target companies are maturing and securing larger capital rounds.
More automotive suppliers these days are finding it’s easier to buy cutting-edge technology companies than to develop the complex systems on their own.
An investment from one of the world’s largest suppliers positions AlSentis LLC to penetrate the automotive market far further with its touch-control technology.
GRAND RAPIDS — The latest investment that positions enterprise software developer Blue Medora Inc. for further growth reflects the emergence of venture capital in the Midwest over the past decade.