Thursday, February 27, 2020
Fund Facts is a new video series focused on venture capitalists, angel investors and other funders critical to Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
On this episode of Fund Facts, we connect with Dale Grogan, managing director of Charter Capital Partners’ Michigan Accelerator Fund I (MAF-1). MAF-1 is a venture capital fund that invests in early stage Michigan companies, with a focus on those within the life sciences technologies sector.
Since 1991, Grand Rapids-based Charter Capital Partners has helped lower middle market clients — companies with annual revenue in the range of $5 million to $50 million — meet or exceed their capital goals through services like capital raises, business valuation, exit planning and business sale. The Charter Capital Partner team offers an array of industry expertise with keen insights in three targeted segments: contract furniture, life sciences and financial institutions.
In this video, Dale sits down with the MEDC and shares key insights about Charter Capital Partners, the type of companies it works with and tips to help entrepreneurs and startups secure funding. Some of these include:
If you’ve got a high-tech start-up idea you’d like to explore further and don’t know where to start, contact the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Initiative at 888-522-0103 or visit https://www.michiganbusiness.org/entrepreneurship.
To contact a business development specialist, click here or call 1.888.522.0103.