Augment Ventures April 2020 Newsletter
Blog Highlight: Private Equity during COVID
What makes a pitch a perfect pitch?
We’re proud to announce that our very own Haresh Patel, CEO of Mercatus, contributed to a recent Bloomberg article titled “Pandemic Turns Europe’s Private Equity Dealmakers Into Rescuers”.
- “While some private equity firms are taking advantage of the crisis, around a third of them are like ‘deer in the headlights and don’t know what to do’.” – Haresh Patel
In the News
Aperia Technologies | Aperia Technologies Introduces Virtual Training Infrastructure, Enhances Fleet Support Amidst Global Pandemic | Business Wire
Crowdz | An Alternative Financing Solution for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 | PaymentsJournal
LARQ | This self-cleaning water bottle is keeping me hydrated at home | Today (Use discount code “augment20” to get 20% off your LARQ Bottle.)
LLamasoft | How Fast Can The U.S. Go Back To Work? | Forbes
NVCA: COVID Information + Resources
NVCA is closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is working diligently to address the VC industry’s needs and provide resources that aim to help firms and portfolio companies during this challenging time.Find resources here.
2020 MVCA Research Report
There are currently 26 venture capital firms headquartered or with an office in Michigan. And combined, total venture capital under management in Michigan is $4.3B. Learn more.Read the report here.