Last Call For Companies In UM VC Event

ANN ARBOR — The deadline is Thursday, March 10 for companies to apply to present at the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, to be held May 17 and 18 at the Marriott Resort at Eagle Crest in Ypsilanti.

The event showcases 35 to 40 high growth potential companies in emerging technologies. The event also features keynote speakers, panel discussions, a technology transfer pitch session and ample networking opportunities.

More than 450 attendees are expected with nearly 75 investment firms represented.

Companies in all stages of funding and across a wide range of industries will be considered. Each application will be reviewed by a committee of qualified venture capitalists. In addition to the 15 minute presentation opportunity, companies selected to present will receive table-top exhibit space, investor pitch/presentation coaching, pre-event promotion, inclusion of their executive summary in the conference binder and a discounted event registration fee of $295 per person.

Selected companies will be notified in early April.

For detailed information on presenting company criteria and selection as well as a list of presenting companies at MGCS 2015, visit http://www.MichiganGCS.com and click on the “presenting companies” tab.

For more information, contact Mary Nickson, MGCS Manager, at mnickson@umich.edu or (734) 615-4424.

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