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Crain’s Detroit Business, May 1, 2015

Forty early- and growth-stage companies from around the Midwest will make pitches for funding Tuesday and Wednesday at the 34th annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium at the

The Detroit News, May 1, 2015

Thomas Davison hadn’t been back to his hometown of Brighton in decades, but when he heard about the work being done at the medical device startup FlexDex Surgical, he knew he wanted to be involved.

Detroit Free Press, May 1, 2015

Brad Keywell, a metro Detroiter and University of Michigan grad who hit the entrepreneurial jackpot as cofounder of Groupon after migrating to Chicago, sees no reason why Detroit and Michigan can't

xconomy, May 1, 2015

The 34th annual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) continues today in Ypsilanti, attracting venture capitalists and hot startups from around the region for a two-day conference where companie

Crain’s Detroit Business, May 1, 2015

“Garo Yepremian” were the two least-likely words I would have expected to hear during a panel discussion this week at the 34thannual Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, which drew 450 investors.

The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2015

It seems like a dream scenario for a startup: Sales surge, and business takes off. But then what? Any number of things can turn a small business into a rapid success.

BusinessBecause, May 1, 2015

As companies recognize the need for innovation they are increasingly warming to entrepreneurial talent. MBA recruiters are now on the lookout for start-up experience.

The Detroit News, April 1, 2015

The Michigan Venture Capital Association touted the continued success of venture backing in the state in a new report, but also warned of gaps in available capital down the line as companies contin

BusinessBecause, April 1, 2015

London School of Economics will open a new centre in the UK capital dedicated to social entrepreneurship after receiving a £30 million donation from hedge fund founder Paul Marshall.

The Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2015

On a late Friday afternoon earlier this month, a dozen students crowded around a table in an office overlooking New York City’s Madison Square Park.