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Wayne State University

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May 15, 2006

If you seek a pleasant investment environment…

Crain’s Detroit Business
Wayne State University is noted as one of Michigan’s research institutions that has developed technology that is in some cases ready for its commercial development. However, there are not enough seasoned managers of high-tech companies to run those types of university spinouts. A growing number of local venture capital firms are looking at good deals and can team up with out-of-state partners, but the local roster of potential VC partners is tiny by national standards.

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