Get Face Time with a big Michigan VC

Many entrepreneurs want to get in front of a VC.  Well here’s your chance.  The folks at Beringea, Michigan’s largest Venture Capital firm, will hold ‘Office Hours’ in 2011 in several communities around the state.  Similar to the office hours format used by university professors, these sessions will provide the Michigan entrepreneurial community open access to Beringea venture capitalists for their perspective, feedback... [Read More...]

Micro loans becoming very popular

Six months ago there was no such thing as a loan for a pre-revenue, innovative start-up company.  Today, if you are in Washtenaw county there are three sources for loans.  There has been a lot of press about these micro loans the past few weeks.  Expect a lot more.  We have made four loans to companies around the state through the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund program totalling $137,500 in just three months.  Applicants for the Ann Arbor and... [Read More...]