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Nutshell Types: Venture Capital Firm

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August 04 Plymouth Growth

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 […]


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August 04 Red Cedar Ventures (MSU)

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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August 04 New Community Transformation Fund

The New Community Transformation Fund is a $25M venture capital fund based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We invest in companies owned/operated by business leaders of color located in West Michigan.


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August 04 Next Coast Ventures

Next Coast Ventures focuses on supporting the best entrepreneurs in the world as they build their businesses. Instead of focusing on sectors, its investment strategy focuses on thematic investing where the firm is constantly reflecting on what it sees in the marketplace. The firm especially likes to invest in entrepreneurs who are building disruptive companies […]


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August 04 Mudita Venture Partners

Early-stage VC firm Mudita Venture Partners is typically the first institutional money into early stage software companies that are attacking big problems that really matter. We are generally hands-on and enjoy being in the trenches with entrepreneurs where we can positively affect the outcome. We really like the spaces dealing with the Future of work/income, […]


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August 04 MK Capital

MK Capital offers multi-stage growth equity and venture capital to innovative software and cloud services companies that accelerate the transformation to a digital economy. As members of the MK Capital portfolio, companies get access to a dedicated partner with deep operating experience. The firm leverages insights from a strong understanding of its sectors to help […]


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August 04 Michigan Capital Network

MCN Ventures is a venture capital firm investing out of Fund III and Fund IV in early-stage companies in the life sciences, advanced manufacturing, and software & tech industry segments. We are on a mission to deliver above-market returns for our investors, be thought partners to our portfolio companies, and promote early stage investing via […]


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August 04 Michigan Capital Advisors

Michigan Capital Advisors is a private investment firm that helps grow companies possessing a sustainable competitive advantage or disruptive technology. MCA is focused on companies within the broader transportation and logistics industries, along with companies in diversified manufacturing, value added distribution, industrial services, aerospace & defense, and green or renewable technologies. Founded in 2016, Michigan […]


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August 04 Michigan Biomedical Venture Fund (U-M)

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.


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August 04 Mercury

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 […]


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