ED/I  Ann Arbor SPARK

http://www.annarborusa.org/





     Office Locations:

201 S. Division, Suite 430
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 734-761-9317
Fax: 734-761-9062

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Stages:

  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial

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    Description:

    Ann Arbor SPARK's mission is to advance the economic development of innovation-based businesses in the Ann Arbor region by offering programs, resources, and proactive support to business at every stage, from start-ups to large organizations looking for expansion opportunities. The group is the administrator for the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, which supports high-tech start-up companies as they near commercial viability. Supported by a consortium of Michigan SmartZones, the fund targets companies throughout the state that are creating the newest technologies in the following competitive areas: Advanced automotive, manufacturing, and materials; Alternative energy; Homeland security and defense; and Life sciences. The group also offers access to three different incubators providing physical space, essential business services and business development guidance at lease rates that are affordable for start-up companies. Clients of the SPARK Regional Incubator Network receive: Very flexible, short- to long-term leases; Start-up friendly lease rates; Facilities with access to copiers, fax machines, conference rooms, cleaning services, shipping and receiving areas, a VOIP telephone system and T-1 internet connection; and Administrative services. Another initiative, the Michigan Life Science and Innovation Center, Life Science Incubator, is a 57,000+ square foot life science incubator complete with state-of-the-art labs, well-appointed offices and conference rooms, a loading dock, ample parking, and every possible business amenity.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Bill Mayer Director
    Charlotte Dillard Coordinator
    Donna Doleman Senior Vice President
    Liz Perpich Director of Finance
    Luke Bonner Vice President of Business Development

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      3D Biomatrix
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      3IS
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      AAPharmaSync
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      Accord Biomaterials
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      Advanced Technologies of Michigan
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      AFID Therapeutics
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      Airfoil
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      Akervall Technologies
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      Allinova
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      Alphacore Pharma
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      Arbor Photonics
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      Arivium
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      Armune Bioscience
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      ArmyProperty.com
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      Assay Designs
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      Audiallo
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      Axonia Medical
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      CrimeCog
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      DataSpeaks
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      EcoV Electric
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      ElectroJet
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      EngXT
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      Fulcrum Composites
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      Grafaktri
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      Hitchsters
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      Humax
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      Incept BioSystems
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      InflaRx
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      MySano
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      Pixel Velocity
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      Razor Threat
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