Invest Michigan (MEDC)

Venture Capital Firm

Invest Michigan (MEDC)

Invest Michigan (MEDC)

Invest Michigan (MEDC)


Invest Michigan is a Michigan nonprofit corporation and the fund manager for the Michigan Pre-Seed Fund II, a $10.5 million investment fund providing capital to early-stage technology companies in Michigan. Its funds come from the state’s Michigan Strategic Fund but governed by a private independent board of directors, and its investment decisions are independent of the State, as are the members of its leadership team.



  • Charlie Moret
    President and CEO, Invest Michigan (MEDC)
  • Mark J. Bennett, Esq.
    Invest Michigan (MEDC)
  • Jim Tenzillo
    Senior Associate, Invest Michigan (MEDC)
  • Joseph Goddeeris
    Administrator, Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund
  • Marilyn Wayland, Ph.D.
    Consultant, Invest Michigan (MEDC)

Stages of Investment

  • Growth/Expansion
  • Idea/Pre-Seed
  • Seed

Sectors of Investment

  • Alternative Energy
  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products
  • Media
  • Mobility
  • Other

IT Subsectors

  • Hardware
  • Other
  • Services
  • Software

Life Science Subsectors

  • Animal Health/Agriculture
  • Biotechnology
  • Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Healthcare Services
  • Pharmaceuticals


  • Assets Under Management $10,500,000

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