Items Tagged with 'Michigan Venture Capital Association'


Long VC shortage continues

Despite a record-breaking $385M injected into Michigan-based startups in 2018, much more is needed.

April 26, 2019
An annual analysis of venture investment activity in Michigan shows the growing number of Mitten State startups will need far more capital than the state’s VC firms can offer in the next two years. Read More

State faces venture capital shortage

Report shows every $1 invested by a Michigan VC firm is topped by $3.83 from out of state.

April 27, 2018
A new report shows the state’s 134 venture-backed startups will require $627 million to fund their growth in the next two years — far more than Michigan-based VC funds have available. Read More

Startups are thriving in West Michigan

Report by MVCA indicates there has been a 20 percent increase in the number of startups in region during past three years.

August 25, 2017
A recent report by the Michigan Venture Capital Association indicates West Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is as healthy as it’s ever been. Read More

Entrepreneurial investments bolster Grand Rapids’ ‘fastest growing economy’

August 25, 2017
Despite the political quibbles in Lansing about Michigan Venture Capital Association, seeded by tax vouchers, the nonprofit group’s 2017 West Michigan Entrepreneurial study offers reason for staying power — and a very impressive “show” by Grand Rapids area entrepreneurs. Read More

Venture capital activity gains momentum in Michigan

Number of firms, deals and capital under management are on the rise.

May 16, 2014
The entrepreneurial spirit in Michigan is emerging as a recent report reveals upward trends in the venture capital community — from pipeline to growth companies — and increased activity in the West Michigan region. Read More