Start Garden

Start Garden

Start Garden

An unconventional VC fund, incubator and accelerator, bringing together financial, intellectual and social capital to entrepreneurs.
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2012
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VMware buys Blue Medora's True Visibility business unit

FinSMEs

Pollen Raises $60M in Financing

$2,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
FinSMEs

Shoulder Innovations Closes $2.5M Series A Funding

Funding
$10,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
PE HUB

Blue Medora picks up $10 mln

$8,000,000 Venture capital (Series B)
PE HUB

First Analysis leads $8 mln round for Blue Medora

$10,400,000 Venture capital (Series B)
PE HUB , PE HUB

Roost inks $10.4 mln Series B

$1,500,000 Venture capital (Series A)
Xconomy

Shoulder Innovations Raises $1.5M to Grow its Patented Implant Tech

Materials Technology
$1,000,000 Seed fund
dbusiness

Michigan Angel Fund Leads M Investment for Surgical Shoulder Innovations

CNET

Roost just became the best flood sensor on the market

Smart devices
Acquisition
CleanTechnica

Peer-To-Peer Parking Marketplace Spacer Acquires “Competitor” Roost

Apps & Services
$14,700,000 Venture capital
MLive.com

West Michigan software firm attracts programmers

VentureBeat

Roost sends you alerts when it detects water leaks and freezing temperatures

Smart devices
$8,600,000 Venture capital (Series B)
businesswire , grbj , mibiz

Blue Medora Secures $8.6 Million in Series B Funding to Accelerate Adoption of Cloud Performance Monitoring | Business W...

TechCrunch

Pam is an expensive, sophisticated multi-material 3D printer from Pollen

Materials
CNET , WIRED

Protect your plumbing with Roost's new leak sensor

Smart devices
TechCrunch

SOLS CEO Kegan Schouwenburg on the ups and downs of running a 3D printed orthotics startup

WIRED , TechCrunch

Roost's Smart Fire Alarm Texts You if It Smells Smoke

Smart devices
TechCrunch , CNET

Connected-battery maker Roost announces two new low-cost smart smoke alarms

Smart devices
Venture capital
FinSMEs

Exo Receives Funding from Dentsu Ventures

$1,000,000 Seed fund
Xconomy , sec

Holland-Based MDC Scores $1M Round for Absorbable Orthopedic Device

Materials Health