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Thursday, April 2, 2020
On this episode of Fund Facts—a video series focused on venture capitalists, angel investors and other funders critical to Michigan entrepreneurial ecosystem—we connect with Patti Glaza, managing director of Invest Detroit Ventures.
As the venture capital arm of Invest Detroit, Invest Detroit Ventures is dedicated to creating thriving companies in Michigan by funding and supporting high-tech startups through a variety of methods. In addition to providing Pre-Seed, Early to Mid Seed and Series Seed and Series A investments, Invest Detroit Ventures has a team of experts across a variety of sectors who provide technical support to the state’s startup community. Since 2009, Invest Detroit Ventures has provided more than $13 million to 130 high-tech Michigan-based startups, attracting more than $800 million in additional investment and leading to 12 exits.
In this video, Patti sits down with the MEDC to discuss the kinds of companies Invest Detroit Ventures supports and the ways entrepreneurs can garner attention from investors, among other key takeaways:
If you’ve got a high-tech startup idea you’d like to explore further and don’t know where to start, contact the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s Entrepreneurship & Innovation Initiative at 888-522-0103 or visit https://www.michiganbusiness.org/entrepreneurship.
This Fund Facts was updated December 2022.
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