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Access to Capital

Paul Brown: Increasing the Availability of Capital in Michigan

June 13, 2013 Access to Capital

Increasing access to capital is a key driver in Governor Snyder’s strategy to create more and better jobs in Michigan. In the first of our Capital Markets series on access to capital, Paul Brown, vice president, Michigan Economic Development Corporation Capital Markets group, discusses the strategies and programs that the MEDC is deploying to connect [...]

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Janesville Acoustics: How Michigan is Helping Our Business Grow

September 6, 2012 Access to Capital

  Last month, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) awarded a total of $2.3 million in grants for four business expansion projects that could create a total of 415 jobs. One of the projects is a new $10 million Janesville Acoustics plant in Battle Creek that will produce felt parts for vehicles and is expected [...]

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Entrepreneurs: Here’s your chance to meet with Michigan’s largest venture capital firm

March 21, 2011 Access to Capital

Need help raising capital to accelerate the growth of your business? West Michigan entrepreneurs now have a chance to make an “elevator pitch” to investors from Beringea, Michigan’s largest venture capital firm, at Grand Valley State University’s (GVSU) Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, located at GVSU’s Grand Rapids campus. From 10 a.m. to noon on [...]

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Michigan is First in Nation Approved for Federal Small-Business Financing

January 14, 2011 Access to Capital

Michigan small businesses seeking to grow will be more likely to qualify for loans even in the face of an ongoing credit crunch thanks to an infusion of cash from the federal government that will bolster the state’s small business lending program, Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced. Michigan is [...]

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