Fund Facts: Steve Haakenson, BRCC
On this episode of Fund Facts—a video series focused on venture capitalists, angel investors and other funders critical to Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem—we sit down with Steve Haakenson, executive director of the Biosciences Research and Commercialization Center (BRCC).
University Programs Drive Michigan’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research
Michigan’s universities and research institutions contribute to the state’s entrepreneurial spirit and innovation through unequaled collaboration with hospitals, research centers, service providers, and venture capital professionals throughout the state.
A Conversation with Quentin Messer, Jr.
Quentin Messer, Jr. joined the MEDC as Chief Executive Officer in July of 2021. We recently caught up with Quentin to get his initial impressions of Michigan’s business community, and how the MEDC can help build a “championship economy” for Michigan.