It’s Hard to Raise Money Today

Unfortunately there is not much new, or anything you don’t already know, about how difficult it is for a start-up to raise capital in 2009.  That makes it even scarier for a corporate executive interested in transitioning from the BIG world to the SMALL world. Our friend Jim Price over at the Ross School at U of M was interviewed for the school newsletter.  He discusses the differences between the two cultures and the paradigm shift these... [Read More...]

Presentation on state incentives and capital programs

On July 14 we will be presenting a program on the many programs funded by the state that put cash in the bank accounts of start-ups and early stage growth companies. When you look around at the incentives other states are providing technology and other innovative entrepreneurs you will be hard pressed to find one that has as many creative programs providing capital than Michigan.  We have programs for university based commercialization opportunities,... [Read More...]