2005 Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Early Registration Ending May 1

Apr 21, 2005, 01:00 ET from Michigan Growth Capital Symposium

    ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Early registration for the 2005 Michigan Growth Capital Symposium (MGCS) will end on Sunday, May 1, 2005 at midnight.  Those registering before May 1 will receive a discounted attendance fee of $395 at this year's 24th annual symposium.     Between May 2 and June 13, the cost is $495 for the first registrant from each firm and $395 for each additional registrant from that firm.  All attendees after June 13 can register onsite for $600.  For registration forms and more information, email info@michigangcs.com or call 734-994-3465.     The 2005 MGCS conference will showcase 32 carefully screened companies ready for venture investment.  The companies represent the best deals in the Midwest in information technology, life sciences and alternative energy.     Attendees to the conference will hear from keynote speakers David M. Rubenstein, founding partner and managing director of The Carlyle Group, and Timothy C. Draper, founder and managing director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson. In addition, various panel presentations will provide attendees with an overview of cutting edge technologies coming out in nano/MEMS, alternative and traditional energy, technology, and health care and how they would affect the financial industry.     MGCS is June 15 and 16 at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor.  Agenda details and online registration for the event are available at http://www.MichiganGCS.com .      About the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium     During the past 24 years, the Michigan Growth Capital Symposium has earned a reputation as the conference "where deals get done" between aspiring entrepreneurs and noted venture capitalists.  The conference, hosted by the University of Michigan Ross School of Business's Center for Venture Capital and Private Equity, is one of a series of nationally recognized venture capital, private equity finance seminars and investor events presented by the Center.     Dr. David J. Brophy, director of the Center, teaches and conducts research on private equity markets.  For more information and to register, visit the Web site at http://www.MichiganGCS.com .  

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