Nationally recognized for innovation in economic development, Southwest Michigan First is a private, nonprofit organization committed to being the catalyst for economic success in the Kalamazoo Region. We offer unprecedented access to the people, information, resources and programs critical to a company’s success.
Southwest Michigan First has assisted over 120 organizations with retention, expansion and recruitments projects, overseen 26 life science company start-ups and funded ten companies through its venture fund. Having announced almost 6,000 jobs in 2008, we are dedicated to the creation of jobs, company growth and entrepreneurship in Southwest Michigan.
|Vestaron Corporation||5/12||Series B||$10.2M||3|
|Tolera Therapeutics||6/08||Series A||3|