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Grand Rapids med device startup attracts $1M bridge investment led by Mayo Clinic
GRAND RAPIDS — The $1 million raised from investors brings The Patient Co. closer to the marketplace for a device designed to assist nurses and other care providers in safely moving patients.
Medical startup raises $1M for equipment to move patients, protect nurses
GRAND RAPIDS — The $1 million raised from investors moves medical product startup Patient Co. closer to the marketplace for an innovation designed to assist nurses and other caregivers moving hospital patients.
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Raising capital for a startup company is never easy, though there are steps entrepreneurs with a dream and a vision can take to help their cause.
Conquer Accelerator selects five Grand Rapids startups for seed funding
Conquer Accelerator, a business accelerator run by the Michigan State University Foundation, has selected its first five cohort companies in Grand Rapids.
Lakeshore clean energy firm secures $250K accelerator grant
HOLLAND — Jolt Energy Storage Technologies LLC has received $250,000 to further advance its utility-scale energy storage solutions.
MSU Foundation to manage state-backed $5.5M pre-seed fund
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. plans to put $3 million into a capital fund that will invest in early-stage technology companies.
MSU to open satellite Conquer Accelerator in Grand Rapids
GRAND RAPIDS — A business accelerator in East Lansing wants to extend into Grand Rapids this fall to tap into the local entrepreneurial ecosystem and support more high-tech startups.
MSU’s student-led VC fund offers new hands-on learning
EAST LANSING — With a new investment fund at Michigan State University, students can gain experience on either side of the venture capital industry. The Student Venture Capital Fund offers students with an idea for a business or an innovation “priceless” experience in seeking capital and pitching to prospective investors, said Jeff Wesley, the executive director of Red Cedar Ventures at MSU.
With Red Cedar Ventures, MSU looks to seed early-stage growth for university startups
EAST LANSING — A new venture capital firm formed by Michigan State University’s research foundation targets a critical need for early-stage capital for startups in the state.
MSU Foundation launches new $5 million venture capital fund
Michigan State University researchers seeking financial backing to commercialize an innovation now have a potential capital source available right on campus.