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Grand Angels Welcomes Fresh Leadership: Meet Michigan Capital Network’s Director

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  • Meagan Malm has been named as the new director for Grand Angels, an angel investing group based in Grand Rapids. Malm joined the investment firm in 2020 as a part-time analyst and was promoted to principal in December 2022.
  • In her new role, Malm will be responsible for member engagement and attraction, as well as leading the review and selection of prospective investments.
  • Michigan Capital Network operates five regional angel investment groups in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Flint, and Midland, and has over 200 individual investors or members.

Meagan Malm has been appointed as the new director for Grand Angels, a Grand Rapids-based angel investing group. Malm joined the investment firm in 2020 as a part-time analyst and was promoted to principal in December 2022. In her new role, she will be responsible for member engagement and attraction, as well as leading the review and selection of prospective investments.

Malm graduated from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business in 2018 with a degree in business, focused on strategy and entrepreneurial studies. After graduating, she lived in Tanzania for a year and a half, working on an independent research project studying the effects of micro-financing tools on small businesses. Malm returned to the US in order to become involved in financial technology.

Malm has credited CEO and managing director Paul D’Amato for serving as a mentor and playing a crucial role in her success and professional development. She worked alongside D’Amato and other senior partners to raise $38 million in commitments from investors for a fourth venture capital fund. Malm currently serves on the board of directors of Poppy Flowers, an online floral business specializing in weddings.

Michigan Capital Network operates five regional angel investment groups in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Flint, and Midland, with over 200 individual investors or members. The network recently led a group of investors in a $6.5 million Series A financing round for Poppy Flowers.

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