David Brophy

Annual Private Equity Class Dinner

The Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity Finance is holding its annual Private Equity class dinner today, sponsored by Chicago-based Glencoe Capital. During the dinner hosted by Professor David Brophy of the Ross School of Business, the class will participate...

David Brophy Shares His Thoughts on start Garden

David Brophy Shares His Thoughts on start Garden

David Brophy recently chatted with Joe Boomgaard at MiBiz to offer his thoughts on Start Garden, the new Grand Rapids–based seed venture fund. David focused on seed capital availability, and points to what Michigan still needs to transition from early stage seed money...

Innovation Hotbeds Sprouting Nationwide

While Silicon Valley remains a leading pillar of innovation, it's certainly not the nation's only one. Innovation hotspots continue to pop up across the country, enjoying relatively a high rate of growth. “I think that everybody's got the message on innovation,” said...