Grand Ventures is an early stage venture fund investing in seed stage B2B SaaS companies in emerging regions of the US and Canada focused on Supply Chain, Fintech, and DevOps. Grand Ventures has invested in some of the fastest growing companies in North America alongside some of the most prestigious venture funds. They pride themselves […]
Mercury is an early-stage venture capital firm. Mercury focuses on entrepreneurs and technology innovation originating in the U.S. Midcontinent. Its investment themes target SaaS, Cloud, and Data Science/AI platforms. Over a decade ago, Mercury recognized the rise of entrepreneurs and innovation in the underinvested Midcontinent. The firm’s venture investment strategy leverages its unparalleled network of […]
Plymouth Growth invests in mid-continent B2B software and technology companies – with $3MM to $10MM in revenue, proven business models, and strong teams – that are ready to scale. The Plymouth team brings decades of experience as operators, advisors, and investors, and understands that while metrics matter, it’s people that are critical to growth. We […]
eLab Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund that invests in businesses where AI is the difference in creating market disruption. We believe that talent is broadly distributed although opportunity is not. We strive to work with and support founders from all backgrounds who are building the most impactful technology businesses in the world.
Innovation Partnerships, a unit of the Office of the Vice President for Research, serves as the primary gateway for researchers seeking to increase the impact of their work. We provide this service to U-M faculty by connecting with the private sector through corporate-sponsored research collaborations, licensing discussions, or connections with entrepreneurs and investors to support […]
Renaissance Venture Capital (RVC) is an innovative venture capital fund-of-funds formed by some of Michigan’s most important organizations to profitably invest in the growth of ground breaking Michigan technologies and companies. RVCF provides capital that increases entrepreneurial activity and creates a strategic connection between innovative young companies and Michigan’s strong business and industrial base, providing […]
MTEC is a Michigan SmartZone supporting the commercialization of technology companies emerging from Michigan Technological University and the Houghton/Hancock area to build a prosperous regional economy.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business development, talent and jobs, tourism, film and digital media, arts and cultural grants, and overall economic growth. The MEDC offers a number of business assistance services and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration, talent enhancement, and urban and […]