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Soliciting Companies for 2014 InvestMidwest

The 2014 InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum, taking place March 26-17, 2014 in St. Louis, is seeking high growth companies from throughout the Midwest to apply to present at the conference. The selection committee includes venture capital professionals and select corporate, legal and financial professionals. The 2014 InvestMidwest will include three separate industry tracks presenting concurrently: […]

A Call for Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Presenters

Presenting company applications will be accepted on the MGCS website starting January 1, 2014. The Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) is an event where financiers can meet the ‘Best of the Midwest’ in new businesses and emerging technologies. The June 2014 symposium is expected to bring together over 450 attendees including top investors from across the country, executives of early […]

Nominate Your Startups

Nominate your innovative startups to present to a select group of invitation-only Global 1000 companies as part of the Virtual Startups Showcase (VSS) and the Global 1000 Meet, Partner, Deal: Startups Showcase + Conference in Washington, DC. Global Corporate Venturing is the fastest growing venturing activity in the world with already about $100 billion in venturing assets and […]

AUTM 2014 Venture Forum

The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is seeking academic and research institution-affiliated startup companies to participate in the AUTM 2014 Venture Forum Business Plan Competition, taking place February 21 during the AUTM Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California. The first place startup company will receive a $10,000 cash prize sponsored by Hopes Creek Consulting. […]

URES Features Eleven Midwest Presenters in its Showcase of Top University Research for 2013

Entrepreneurs from Midwest research institutions will be well represented at the sixth annual University Research and Entrepreneurship Symposium (URES) set for April 3 at the Microsoft New England R&D Center in Cambridge MA.  The URES has evolved into a national venue for bringing world-class breakthrough technologies from top research institutions to a forum of early […]

2012 – MRUN looks back on a year of change

2012 marks a year growth and change for MRUN.  In the parlance of so many of our friends engaged in startups – 2012 was a year that MRUN pivoted.  We have expanded our network to include 14 Midwest States and two provinces in Canada. To match our expanded geography, we have broadened our membership focus beyond the […]

WBT, Rady School of Management seek students who are commercializing university technologies

Last Day is today! The WBT Showcase is working with the UCSD Rady School of management to offer a special opportunity for Graduate Level Business Students seeking to commercialize university-based research at this year’s WBT Innovation Marketplace in San Diego October 24-26 at the San Diego Convention Center. The Rady School of Management Student Venture […]

BIO Opens Call for BIO2013 Session Proposals

BIO2013 Returns to Chicago – Now is the time to think about getting in front of that crowd   The deadline for submitting a session proposal for the 2013 BIO International Convention in Chicago (April 22–25, 2013) is September 27, 2012 at 5:00 PM ET. In preparation for your submission, please download BIO’s Call for […]

MAHVF Company Showcase Application Deadline is Oct. 15, 2012

Mid-America Healthcare Venture Forum (MAHVF) solicits applicants for this year’s Company Showcase MAHVF has 30 slots available for privately held MidAmerica based companies to present their product, business model and investment opportunities. To qualify, the company must meet the following criteria: * MidAmerica based company with a product/innovation in medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare IT, agri-health, […]