Your Partner for Growth

In addition to capital, our team of experts works with ecosystem partners across our network in order to help our companies prepare for follow-on funding, scale their teams, and develop their boards and advisors. Additionally, our entrepreneurs are joining a family of early-stage companies in which to share, learn, and grow.

What We Do

Michigan’s Go-To Source for Early-Stage Capital

We provide early-stage investment to promising Michigan-based, high-tech startups, as well as programs that strengthen the startup ecosystem. Since 2009, we have invested in over 150 companies with 14 exits, deployed more than $15 million through multiple funds, and leveraged over $800 million in additional investment.

Learn about Our Funds
 
54%
diverse founders
$21M
total deployed
200+
startups supported
$1B
dollars leveraged
14
exits

Portfolio Companies

Industry

Life Science

Year Funded

2019

About

Alerje is a Detroit-based company that creates technology-backed devices for the 15M Americans living with life-threatening food allergies.

Industry

Healthcare IT

Year Funded

2016

About

Workit Health provides telemedicine addiction treatment with clinicians, therapists, and coaches over live chat and video.

Industry

Software-B2B

Year Funded

2019

About

DeepHow bridges the skills gap in manufacturing, service and repair through an AI-powered learning platform based on interactive how-to videos.

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  • Industry

    Life Science

    Year Funded

    2019

    About

    Alerje is a Detroit-based company that creates technology-backed devices for the 15M Americans living with life-threatening food allergies.

  • Industry

    Healthcare IT

    Year Funded

    2016

    About

    Workit Health provides telemedicine addiction treatment with clinicians, therapists, and coaches over live chat and video.

  • Industry

    Software-B2B

    Year Funded

    2019

    About

    DeepHow bridges the skills gap in manufacturing, service and repair through an AI-powered learning platform based on interactive how-to videos.