Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)

Venture Capital Firm

Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)
MVCA Member

The Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (MBVF) invests in biomedical startup companies with U-M licensed IP in the domain of therapeutics, devices, diagnostics, or health IT. The MBVF is a collaborative effort between the U-M College of Engineering’s Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) and U-M Medical School’s Fast Forward Medical Innovation program (FFMI) program.



  • Jonathan Fay
    Executive Director, U-M Center for Entrepreneurship
  • C. Ndu Ozor
    Associate General Counsel , Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)
  • Kasia Glanowska
    Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)
  • Eric Bacyinski
    Director of External Engagement, U-M Center for Entrepreneurship
  • Nick Gallo
    Marketing and Communications Manager, Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)
  • John D. Diekman, PHD
    Managing Partner, 5AM Ventures
  • John Trbovich
    General Partner, Arsenal
  • John Seamans
    Manager, Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)
  • Cristina Jarbou
    Business Administrator, U-M Center for Entrepreneurship

Stages of Investment

  • Idea/Pre-Seed
  • Seed

Sectors of Investment

  • n/a

IT Subsectors

Life Science Subsectors

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Biotechnology
  • Healthcare Services


  • Assets Under Management $3,000,000

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