Jack Ahrens

Jack Ahrens

Spring is here school almost out and inventors are moving with their ideas!

Don’t miss this months meeting on May 24, where we have Jack Ahren from Tgap guiding us in our entrepreneur business development with “Governance the Foundation of a Successful business.” Let Ahrens help you avoid the pit falls many start-ups get into. This is good info you will not get anywhere else so don’t miss this meeting.

 Ahrens is a founding General Partner of TGap Venture Capital Funds, headquartered in Kalamazoo, a Midwest focused venture capital fund that has raised over $46 million.  He has been a venture capitalist since 1979; 1st as President of United Capital Corporation of Illinois (an SBIC), since 1983 as a General Partner of Pathfinder Venture Capital Funds I,II,III.  Prior to that he had 7 years of experience in bank trust investments & operations.  He has served on many Boards during his career including Afmedica, Inc., Central Data, Inc., Micro Business Applications, Inc., MedVantx, Inc, NeoChord, Inc., Regenesis Biomedical & Vector General, Inc. & he is the Chairman of the Great Lakes Entrepreneur Quest.

Location: Jackson Maker Space
543 E. Washington Ave.
Jackson, MI 49203

Registration 6:00 to 6:30

Program 6:30 to 7:30

Networking 7:30 to 8:30

  • From Cooper/Bus. 127:  Turn East on E. Washington (@ Comtronics bldg.) Go ~1/8 mi. to Park Pl.  Turn South on Park Pl. and park in rear of building.
  • From E. Michigan Ave.: Turn South on S. East Ave. (@ Allegiance Hospital).  Go ~1/4 mi.  to E. Washington.  Take E. Washington West ~400 ft. to Park Pl.  Turn South on Park Pl. and park in rear of building.
  • Handicap Accessible.

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