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06 Jan


Forbes 30 Under 30 selects FarmLogs CEO, Jesse Vollmar and Covaron Founder, Vince Alessi

January 6, 2014 | By |

Forbes presents its  third annual 30 Under 30, a tally of the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30. This is the time to be young and ambitious. Never before has youth been such an advantage. These founders and funders, brand builders and do-gooders aren’t waiting for a proper bump up the career ladder. Read more on

01 May


Covaron Advanced Materials lands $300K in seed capital

May 1, 2013 | By |

The winner of the student portion of the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition is now a venture-backed start-up, landing six figures in seed capital.

Covaron Advanced Materials (formerly Kymeira) scored $300,000 in a seed capital round, which was led by the Mercury Fund. The First Step FundHuron River Ventures and Two Seven Ventures are also participating in the round. The Ann Arbor-based firm is developing a new chemistry for ceramics, which brings the benefits of existing advanced ceramics to new parts and markets.

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28 Apr


New technology molds strong backing for Ann Arbor-based ceramics startup

April 28, 2013 | By |

Ann Arbor-based startup Covaron Advanced Materials, which has developed a new process for making high-performance ceramics, is expected to announce today that it has secured $300,000 in seed funding.

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