The Dorm Room Fund, Supported By First Round Capital, Puts $20K Into Student Ventures

Most college dormitories are a mixture of unmade beds, fireproof carpeting, beer pong, ramen noodles and that poster of John Belushi in “Animal House.” Investors want to add two more ingredients: successful start-ups and budding venture capitalists. “We’re trying to help students feel what it is to run a start-up, to take an idea that starts in […]

Update: Axonia closes on $2M in seed funding. Gap funds play a role (Ann Arbor SPARK, Western Michigan University RF, and others)

Axonia Medical, an early stage company pioneering a revolutionary approach to repair and restore damaged peripheral and central nervous systems, announced today that the company has closed on $2.0 million in seed financing. The financing was led by Southwest Michigan First Life Science Venture Fund and included participation from Ann Arbor SPARK and Western Michigan […]