Wolverine Venture Fund (U-M)

University Partner

Wolverine Venture Fund (U-M)

The Wolverine Venture Fund invests primarily in early stage companies. The Fund is one of the world’s first VC funds where students are partners in the investment decision-making process. The Fund’s students members seek, screen and negotiate investments and develop significant experience in these areas, as well as in working with VCs and entrepreneurs. An advisory board of professional venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and approximately 28 U-M MBA students participate in managing this multi-million dollar fund.



  • Saumil Shrivastava
    Wolverine Venture Fund Fellow, Wolverine Venture Fund (U-M)
  • Erik Gordon
    Managing Director, Wolverine Venture Fund (U-M)

Company Stages Served

  • Growth/Expansion
  • Mezzanine

Industry Sectors Served

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

Types of Programs Offered


  • Assets Under Management $7,000,000

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