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November 15 Exit Quotient Ventures

Exit Quotient Ventures is a founder focused venture capital fund headquartered in Lansing, MI. The firm was founded in an effort to help grow the Midwest’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and play an integral part in funding pre-seed and seed stage companies as they scale. By combining financial investment with strategic founder support and additional resources we […]


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October 14 Techstars Detroit

Industry-agnostic, our focus is compiling a strategic mixture of early stage disrupters and later stage competitors who would benefit from accelerating together for 3months to increase valuations and reduce time to continue to grow to venture scale


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July 07 Plymouth Growth

Plymouth Growth Partners (formerly Plymouth Ventures) invests in growth stage businesses throughout the Great Lakes region. With over 100 years of combined investing experience, Plymouth takes a flexible approach to partnering with management teams, helping to drive growth, build value and realize full potential. Plymouth focuses on B2B product and services companies that have a […]


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July 07 Red Cedar Ventures

Red Cedar Ventures, the venture investment arm of the Michigan State University Foundation, focuses on growing startup companies created by MSU faculty, staff, and students. Red Cedar Ventures manages two funds—a $3.5M Pre-Seed Fund and a $5M Opportunity Fund—and participates at any financing stage.


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July 07 Tappan Hill Ventures

Tappan Hill invests in B2B software that solves difficult problems in large markets. Tappan Hill is industry agnostic and invests anywhere in the United States.


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July 07 Venture Investors

Venture Investors Health Fund makes seed and early-stage venture capital investments in high potential healthcare companies. The firm focuses on the Midwest and has a national reach. It specializes in university spin-outs from Midwest universities, with a focus on the Universities of Michigan and Wisconsin, where its two offices are located.


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July 07 Wakestream Ventures

Wakestream Ventures, previously a part of Start Garden, wears the hat of early stage financier and likes startups that take advantage of the Midwest expertise in manufacturing and global enterprise. Wakestream backs fascinating founders working where physical products converge with the internet.


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