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05-17-2017: Meet the Best of the Midwest

Michigan Business Network
February 2, 2017 12:00 PM


For 2017 the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium has teamed up with the Coulter Investment Forum to offer one amazing opporutnity to access two premier venture capital invetsment events combined - in Ann Arbor, May 16-17.

Together the Michigan symposium and Coulter forum will connect startup founders with angel investors and venture capital firms from across the U.S. as well as with technology transfer professionals from several dozen top-ranked Universities. More than 60 presenting companies will be showcased and more than 600 attendees are expected with nearly 100 investment firms represented. Register today and plan to participate in this one time combined event.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

7:30 AM

Registration, Networking & Presenting Company Exhibits
Hotel Lobby, Ballroom Corridor and Eagle Crest Lobby

Breakfast Buffet Opens

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8:10 AM

Welcome - David J. Brophy, Professor of Finance, Ross School of Business

Welcome - Michigan Venture Capital Association


8:15 AM

Keynote Speaker

9:20-10:10 AM

Elizabeth Ann Room
Panel: Presented by Arboretum Ventures
Auditorium II
Panel: Presented by

10:30-11:20 AM

Elizabeth Ann Room
Company Presentations
Auditorium II
Company Presentations
Auditorium I
Coulter Company Presentations


11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Elizabeth Ann Room
Company Presentations
Auditorium II
Company Presentations - University Research Track
Auditorium I
Coulter Company Presentations


12:30 PM

Networking Luncheon & Closing Remarks
David J. Brophy, Center for Venture Capital & Private Equity Finance, University of Michigan

2:00 PM

Symposium Ends


For more information, please contact Mary Nickson mnickson{at}umich.edu.


Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 
  • Time: 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Ann Arbor Ypsilanti Marriott Resort at Eagle Crest
  •                1275 S Huron St
  •                Ypsilanti, Mi. 48197
$425 - Standard
$395 - Early (Through May 12)


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