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Renaissance Venture Capital Fund

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is Chairman of Valenti Capital, an investment firm located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Valenti Capital manages several hundred million dollars in hedge funds, venture capital funds, and other private equity investments. Mr. Valenti is also the Executive Chairman of TriMas Corporation. TriMas is a NYSE listed diversified manufacturing company. Formerly a senior executive, corporate officer and 30 year veteran of Masco Corporation, a Fortune 500 manufacturer of home building and home improvement products with sales approaching $8 billion, Mr. Valenti was the youngest person to be named vice president in the 70-year history of ...
Silicon Valley continues to be the leading hub for high-tech innovation and development, accounting for 1/3 of all of the venture capital investment in the United States. 2 Geographically, the Silicon Valley encompasses all of the Santa Clara Valley including the city of San Jose (and adjacent communities), the southern Peninsula , and the southern East Bay . Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{Reflist}} template or a tag; see the .
Launch of SvF profiled in Detroit publication
revolutionized such industries as biotechnology and communication technology. Now, venture-capital firms are using financial clout and business expertise to create jobs in emerging markets, stem poverty and curtail pollution. Socially conscious investing has existed for decades, but only recently have investors taken notice of social enterprises — companies with a social mission that is just as important as generating revenue. But, when the return on investment isn’t printed on cotton or registered in bank ledgers, how does an investor measure success? Four second-year MBA students from the University of Michigan ’s ... market research, surveys and trends
Aaliyah The Movie Is Soon Coming To Life |
It has been reported that Warner Brother Films will be creating the motion picture of the late singer and actress Aaliyah who died in a plane crash in 2001. Aaliyah sold more than 32 million albums worldwide before her career was cut short. The film will be a biopic of the singers life. Bill Condon, director of “DreamGirls” will be directing the film. “We are going to great extremities to make this movie perfect. We have Chante in extensive training studying, speaking with family members, watching personal footage and in choreography training with Aaliyah’s choreographer and dear friend Fatima Robinson. This movie will be ... market research, surveys and trends


TGap nears $20 million mark for next venture fund |
Amid the national economic downturn and financial crisis, TGap Ventures is zeroing in on raising $30 million for a new venture fund. The Kalamazoo-based TGap Ventures recently received a $3 million investment commitment that it expects to close by early April. The investment from the Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, a Detroit-based "fund of funds," will lift fund raising for the TGap Venture Capital Fund II to nearly $20 million in firm commitments, General Partner Jack Ahrens said. TGap has "some other investments lined up" and hopes to complete fund raising for the Venture Capital Fund II "very ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
PE Week Wire: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - Private Equity Week
Answer Key: Earlier this month, I asked you to name the private equity fund within a fund (not a �fund-of-funds�) that had been terminated, with its portfolio to be managed by a separate private equity firm. Your hint was that this situation had old Wall Street all over it. The answer is Bear Growth Capital Partners, a mid-market group launched by Bear Stearns in 2003 to invest in companies valued at between $10 and $100 million. The separate private equity firm is CCMP Capital. Bear Growth Capital was originally part of the Bear Stearns Merchant Banking (BSMB) umbrella, but received all of its fund commitments � a total of $375 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Business news briefs: Swift Biosciences gets $3M funding
Ann Arbor-based Swift Biosciences said Wednesday that it has obtained $3 million in financing from DFJ Mercury, a Houston-based venture capital firm, and several individual investors in Michigan. The start-up company is developing molecular biology reagents for biomedical research. DFJ had been expected to invest in promising Michigan companies. Earlier this year, it received a $3-million investment from Detroit-based Renaissance Venture Capital Fund, which is trying to help the state's companies obtain capital so they can grow. Full flights? Get used to them. Stressed flight attendants and call centers in India? Get used ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
O'Brien: Silicon Valley giving boost to Middle East startups
Customers listen to US President Barack Obama as he delivers a speech at Cairo University, at a coffee shop in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on June 4, 2009. Obama vowed to forge a "new beginning" for Islam and America in a landmark speech to the world's Muslims, evoking a vision of peace after a smouldering cycle of "suspicion and discord." AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images) When Yahoo bought Jordan-based in August 2009 for a reported $85 million, it barely made a ripple in U.S. technology circles. But the deal for the leading Arabic online community had a seismic effect ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund is a Fund of. Funds that was established with a goal of expanding. Southeast Michigan's entrepreneurial activity. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
CDFI Fund - U.S. Treasury - CDFI Fund Archives
  Director's Public Engagements Archive 1 to 10 of  121 items   Wednesday, May 12, 2010 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CST) CDFI Fund Director Donna J. Gambrell Director Gambrell will be a panelist at the PRI Makers Network National Conference 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. Director Gambrell’s remarks will focus on the various programs that the CDFI Fund administers and how Program Related Investments, or PRIs, made by foundations can support CDFIs utilizing these ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
ECONOMIC RENAISSANCE: THE MASSACHUSETTS EXPERIENCE. James M. Howell .... of venture capital, is the major source of financing for new enter- prises. ...
What is the best investing sector in Africa? | LinkedIn Answers ...
Many constraints and obstacles are still facing investment in Africa (for both domestic and FDI). These obstacles are generally the same in most African countries, but at different levels from country to another one. For someone having limited knowledge of the market he/she wants to invest in, he/she may start with investments such as: 1) RETAIL : all kinds of products (huge consuming market). Focus on Food, Construction material, Spare parts (vehicles)...etc. Be informed that in many African countries, almost 90% of those products are imported 2) infrastructure allied sectors like construction and Real Estate 3) Telecom & ...
WikiAnswers - What was the recognized capital of enlightenment
Assuming you mean, capitals of the major countries.. Here's a few North America-The United States, Washington D.C. Canada, Ottawa Mexico, Mexico City Europe-England, London France, Paris Germany,... Why is the capital of greece the capital ? B/C the people of Athens were the first to start democracy making it the most civil place. It was the center of ancient Greece. What is the capital of Paraguay what is the capital of Uruguay what is the capital Bolivia? Paraguay - Asunción Uruguay - Montevideo Bolivia - Sucre is the legal capital and the seat of the judiciary. Source: Capital of Spain when did it become capital