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Michigan Venture Capital Industry Outpacing National Growth, According to Report

May 22, 2014

Michigan now has 44 percent more venture capital firms and 86 percent more investment professionals than it did in 2009, according to a report released by the Michigan Venture Capital Association. While the state ranks near the middle of the pack for total venture investment dollars and per capita investment, the size of its venture capital community has shown strong growth over the past five years, led by healthy life science and information technology industries. The total amount of capital under management has also grown, from $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion during that period. Investment activity in Michigan appears to be increasingly targeted to smaller deals, resulting in twice as many deals in 2013 as in 2009. Download the report…

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