Arboretum Ventures Profiled in Crain's Detroit Article
Arboretum Ventures is profiled as one of the only venture firms in Michigan that has the resources to fund larger rounds of capital for health care and health care-related companies in the state.
Tim Petersen Talks to Xconomy Regarding the State of Venture Capital in Michigan
Tim Petersen, Managing Director of Arboretum Ventures and Chairman of the Board for the Michigan Venture Capital Association, sat down with Sarah Schmid from Xconomy Detroit to discuss his views on the state of venture capital in Michigan..
Tim Petersen Becomes New Board Chair for the Michigan Venture Capital Association
Read an interview with Tim on the MVCA website including Tim's insight on investment trends to watch and the state of venture capital in Michigan. .
Arboretum Ventures Closes $140 Million Third Fund
Arboretum Ventures, an early-stage healthcare focused venture investor, closed Arboretum Ventures III LP at the end of August after over eight months of fund-raising, drawing seven major new investors to go along with all limited partners from its $73 million second fund.
Doctor-Turned-Venture Capitalist Excited About Midwest Investing
Dr. Brian Duncan caught the business bug as the only clinician on a team of Cleveland Clinic researchers who set out to 2004 to develop a heart-assist pump for infants with heart failure. Now Dr. Duncan is serving as the Ohio Venture Partner for Arboretum Ventures and the Vice President of Business Development for BioEnterprise.
Arboretum Ventures Named a Top 10 Company Barack Obama Should Visit
When President Obama visits Ann Arbor, Michigan to deliver the commencement address on May 1st at the University of Michigan, AnnArbor.com named Arboretum Ventures as one of the top 10 companies he should visit on his trip.
Arboretum Ventures Adds George Dunbar as Venture Partner
Arboretum Ventures, a leading healthcare venture capital firm specializing in early-stage private company investments, announced the addition of George W. Dunbar, Jr. to the Arboretum investment team as a Venture Partner.
Arboretum Ventures Named "Company of the Year" at Deals of the Year Ceremony
Arboretum Ventures was named "Company of the Year" at AnnArbor.com Business Review's 2009 "Deals of the Year" ceremony on November 6, 2009. Arboretum was recognized for its investments in Ann Arbor-based HealthMedia (acquired by Johnson & Johnson, October 2008) and HandyLab (acquired by Becton Dickinson, October 2009), and for raising a $73 million second fund in 2009.
Arboretum Ventures Morphs into Ann Arbor Job Creator
Arboretum Ventures is helping remake Michigan, and the Ann Arbor-based venture capital firm is making money along the way. To the outsider, venture capital seems distant. But investors are just what Michigan needs to recover from the economic trenches and Arboretum is emerging as Michigan's premier investment group.
Arboretum Ventures Joins AdvaMed Venture Capital Advisory Council
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has created a Venture Capital Advisory Council to help Emerging Growth Companies address their unique and specific policy and capital needs. Initial members include representatives from Arboretum Ventures, Baird Venture Partners, Canaan Partners, Delphi Ventures, Longitude Capital, Prism Ventures Partners, Split Rock Partners, SV Life Sciences Advisers and Versant Ventures.
Arboretum Ventures Closes Second Fund at $73 million
Arboretum Ventures, a leading venture capital firm specializing in early-stage private company investments, announced the final close of its second investment fund, with commitments totaling $73 million. The firm remains focused on investing in promising healthcare and life science companies across the U.S.
High-profile Successes Highlight Ann Arbor's Arboretum Ventures
Jan Garfinkle and Tim Petersen from Arboretum Ventures recently sat down with Ann Arbor Business Review reporter Nathan Bomey to discuss their investment strategy and their outlook for 2009.
Three Arboretum Ventures Portfolio Companies Awarded "Deals of the Year"
The Ann Arbor Business Review held its fourth-annual "Deals of the Year" event on November 14, 2008. Three of Arboretum's portfolio companies received awards: HealthMedia for "Company of the Year", Roger Newton, CEO of Esperion Therapeutics, was named "Executive of the Year", and Accuri Cytometers was the winner in the Healthcare division.
Arboretum Ventures Announces Opening of Cleveland, OH Office
Arboretum Ventures, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, announces the opening of an office at the BioEnterprise facility in Cleveland, Ohio. The office will be managed by Jon J. Snyder, who is joining Arboretum as a venture partner.
Arboretum Ventures Receives Executive In Residence Award
The Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) selected Arboretum Ventures as the recipient of the Executive In Residence (EIR) Program Award. Arboretum Ventures and their new EIR, Kristyn Aalto, will work together over the next year to create a new Michigan-based medical device company.
Jan Garfinkle Named Among Most Influential Women
Crain's Detroit Business published its list of the "Most Influential Women" in the October 8, 2007 issue. The list includes women who have made substantial contributions to the business community in southeast Michigan. Jan Garfinkle, Founder and Managing Director of Arboretum Ventures, was one of the women honored in the article.
Arboretum Ventures Named a Top Venture Capital Firm for Entrepreneurs
In the July 2007 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine, Arboretum Ventures was named one of the top 100 venture capital firms for entrepreneurs. The list was developed based on data collected by "MoneyTree Report" from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.
William A. Hawkins named CEO of Medtronic Inc.
Medtronic Inc. announced on February 28, 2007 that William A. Hawkins will become the company’s president and CEO effective August 23, 2007. Mr. Hawkins is currently the president and COO of Medtronic and serves on the Technical Advisory Board of Arboretum Ventures.
Ernie Ludy Joins Nighthawk Radiology Board of Directors
Nighthawk Radiology is a leading provider of radiology services to radiology groups within the United States. Mr. Ludy is the founder and the former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Medstat Group, now Thomson Medstat, an information technology company specializing in medical databases. He begins his term June 23, 2006.
Jan Garfinkle to Begin Term as President of the Michigan Venture Capital Association (MVCA) November 1, 2005
Jan Garfinkle spoke with a local reporter about the future of venture capital in Michigan, and the role of the MVCA in increasing entrepreneurial activity in the state.
President of Medtronic joins Arboretum Ventures Advisory Board
William Hawkins, President and COO of Medtronic, Inc. has joined the Technical Advisory Board of Arboretum Ventures. Hawkins has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the Arboretum team.
MLSC Announces Company Formation Awards
The Michigan Life Sciences Corridor has announced the award recipients for grants designed to assist former Pfizer scientists and professionals start up new companies. The proposals funded will create more than 180 jobs.
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