This article showcases our top picks for the best Michigan based Venture Capital companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Venture Capital industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Michigan Venture Capital Companies
ENT Biotech Solutions
ENT Biotech Solutions is a Michigan-based venture company that develops a novel medical device created by a practicing Otolaryngologist to remove tonsils/adenoids and soft tissue. The management team, combined with its advisory board, includes seasoned entrepreneurial, medical device sector, venture capital, regulatory, and scientific expertise.
ENT Biotech Solutions was founded in 2011 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.. .
100K Ventures is an accelerator located in Flint, Michigan. It invests in early-stage companies who receive a high assessment from the 100K Ideas pipeline.
The 100k Ideas pipeline provides a helping hand in business development to anyone regardless of their prior experience or background, while ranking the business viability throughout the process. Robert Wolf, Victor Cruz, Draymond Green, Philip Hagerman, Meena Harris, Christina Weiss Lurie, Michael Nutter, Soledad O’Brien, Reshma Saujani, Michael Strahan, Jaime Taicher and Frank Thomas, are all a part of the team who founded it in 2018..
Black Ventures, LLC (BV) is a micro private equity firm that acquires digital media companies in wildly inefficient markets. We focus on revenue-generating, break-even, and profitable assets in Music Rights, Videos, YouTube IPs, Ringtones, Books, Apps, SaaS, and Podcasts.
We then merge the assets into our 3 core businesses: Global Media Bank, Bluurp, and Sonett Tech.. .
We syndicate allocations for friends alongside our own capital in a portfolio of companies in the form of equity, security tokens or other participation. We manage these syndicates through SPVs, and charge a fixed management fee and carried interest.
We manage them through SPV’s and either distribute the tokens to the equity holders upon their release to the public or liquidate them – as requested by the investor. Recent deals include Telegram, 22X Fund (500 Startups), Academy, Menlo One, MetaCert, Good Money and Codex Protocol to name just a few..
Novus Biotechnology Fund
Novus Biotechnology Fund operates as an early-stage venture capital firm that makes investments in territories such as the US. It typically invests in life sciences companies operating in fields like Medical Devices, Diagnostics, and BioTech.
The firm’s notable portfolio companies include Trice Medical, Ablative Solutions, and Magnesim Development Company. Novus Biotechnology Fund 1 is managed by Open Prairie Ventures.
It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan.. .
ABARIS Investment Management
ABARIS has developed an Artificial Neural Network based Portfolio Management system. This is a unique, record breaking and disruptive technology that addresses volatility and significantly enhances returns on investments and risk mitigation.
ABARIS manages a variety of Portfolios with top-quartile performance. Our Strategies have achieved the distinction of being ranked amongst PSN Top Guns during 2013-2014.
We also received the International Hedge Fund Award for ‘Independent Asset Management Firm of the Year 2014 – USA’. The single most important factor that defines success in the investment management business is PERFORMANCE.
Our portfolios range from Market Neutral low beta Long Only to Equity Long/Short portfolios These are ETF and Equity portfolios generating returns consistently higher than the market, even during adverse and volatile market conditions. Old ways of asset management is not working.
Institutions are facing mounting challenges toward meeting their financial obligations to their members. Pension plans, in particular, face demographic challenges resulting in funding shortfalls.
Every town, city, borough, utility, big and small corporations have employee pension plans that have the same challenges toward meeting their financial obligations. Individual investors also face similar challenges.
Michigan Venture Capital Association
MVCA is a non-profit trade organization designed to bring together venture capital industry participants in the state of Michigan. The organization’s goal is to grow and sustain a vibrant venture capital community in Michigan.
MVCA membership includes private venture capital funds, corporate venture capital funds, private equity firms, angel investors, and entrepreneurial infrastructure participants. More than 200 individuals are members of the MVCA, representing 70+ organizations across the state..
Business Bancshares provides private and business banking products and services. Its personal banking products and services include checking accounts, savings accounts, certificate of deposit (CD) and individual retirement accounts, CDARS/ICS, Visa debit and credit cards, rewards, special services, and cash reserves; and residential mortgages and home equity line of credit.
The company’s business banking products and services include business checking accounts, money market accounts, sweep accounts, savings accounts, CD, CDARS, and cash management; and commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, and small business administration loans.. .
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