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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
On this episode of Fund Facts—a video series focused on venture capitalists, angel investors and other funders critical to Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem—we connect with Monica Wheat, founder and partner of Venture Catalysts.
Detroit-based Venture Catalysts supports large-scale ecosystem endeavors from ideation to commercialization. The organization aids in building relationships and inclusive management, and offers strategic support for ecosystem partnerships, entrepreneurship events, funding and growth programs. Through its efforts, Venture Catalysts is working to create an ecosystem-as-a-service to help founders gain acceleration, investment or revenue growth.
In this video, Monica sits down with the MEDC to discuss how Venture Catalysts chooses what companies to invest in and what makes Detroit special for entrepreneurs. Additional key takeaways Monica shared include:
If you have 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.
To contact a business development specialist, click here or call 1.888.522.0103.