VC  Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund tal/

     Office Locations:

201 South Division, Suite 430
Ann Arbor, MI 48104



  • Seed



  • Defense & Homeland Security
  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media



    The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) has designated $6.8 million for the Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0, a statewide investment fund aimed at supporting high-tech early stage companies.The Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund supports start-up companies as they near commercial viability by providing access to early-stage capital, accelerating company development. Companies are eligible to apply for pre-seed funds if they are developing technologies in the areas of advanced automotive, manufacturing and materials, agricultural technology, alternative energy, homeland security and defense, information technology, life sciences and other innovative technologies.The Pre-Seed fund investment is a convertible note of up to $250,000. The fund looks to invest in companies with less than $1M in revenues, as well as less than $1M in third party funding.

    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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    Amy Cell Senior Vice President
    Michael A. Finney President and CEO
    Steve Arwood Director
    Valerie Hoag Senior Vice President


    Portfolio companies include:

      Algal Scientific
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      Fusion Coolant Systems
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      Larky Lands
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      Local Orbit
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      New Eagle Products
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