Erb External Advisory Board member, Lauren Bigelow, is featured in Forbes magazine.

“Lauren Bigelow is the CEO of the Growth Capital Network (GCN) which does project management, evaluative and analytical work. But what she really does is help connect entrepreneurs and technology innovators to the capital and business advantages of starting up their business in Michigan. A main focus for Lauren is executing programs to connect entrepreneurial and growth companies with the capital to accelerate their vision. With this platform, Lauren runs the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, the Midwest Green Technology Entrepreneur Academy and the Midwest Midmarket Capital Survey. “We’re trying to address the full ecosystem behind new business start-ups, including venture funds,” says Bigelow.”

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