The Michigan State University Foundation (MSUF) announced today the formation of its new, $5M venture investing subsidiary, Red Cedar Ventures. Its newest program features both a pre-seed fund and an opportunity fund focused on helping Michigan State University-based startups and technologies overcome critical funding gaps, accelerate growth, and provide follow-on, growth-stage capital.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 6:28pm
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 3:58pm
MSU IC will participate in Giving Tuesday on November 29th, a global day of philanthropy that kicks off the charitable season by encouraging individuals, communities and organizations around the world to come together to celebrate and encourage giving.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 2:23pm
This year marks the inaugural award of the James Ian Gray Scholarship in Entrepreneurial Studies, given to one innovative student each year, based on their contributions to entrepreneurship at MSU. The scholarship seeks to support current MSU students who study entrepreneurship and experience the risks that accompany starting their own company.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
John Mohyi, college innovator from Michigan State University and CEO of Mohyi Labs was selected as a 2016 Collegiate Inventors Competition (CIC) Finalist. This is the first time MSU has been part of this competition; other 2016 finalist universities include Columbia, Johns Hopkins, and MIT.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 8:54am
The fifth annual GreenLight Business Model Competition kicks off another statewide startup pitch contest in East Jordan at 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. The GreenLight Business Model Competition is an event designed to bring entrepreneurs and small business supporters from across the State of Michigan together though a pitching contest format.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 9:12am
Accelerate Michigan is now accepting applications for the 2016 Student Accelerate Michigan Pitch Competition. The competition allows student-led, Michigan-based teams to pitch their business venture idea, meet with investors, and win $20K to put toward their venture.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:22am
Mercedes Benz Financial is modernizing with innovative, entrepreneurial students at Michigan State University.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 9:57am
In April, Michigan Strategic Fund approved $3.5 million in funding to support the acceleration of technology transfer from Michigan’s higher education institutions, nonprofit research centers and hospital systems.