Invest Detroit Ventures invests in high tech and high growth early-stage companies across Michigan

First Capital Fund

The First Capital Fund is a Pre-Seed fund that provides “genesis” funds to new technology companies at the earliest stages of commercialization in the State of Michigan. The program will provide up to $150K through quick, flexible financial instruments.


First Step Fund

The First Step Fund is an industry-agnostic early to mid Seed investment fund putting capital to work in emerging high-growth businesses in Michigan. This fund deploys up to $50,000 in initial investments with follow-on capacity of $100,000 for qualifying companies. Invest Detroit Ventures partners with institutional funds and angel investors for investment rounds sized between $150,000 and $500,000.


Detroit Innovate Fund

The Detroit Innovate Fund is an early-stage venture capital fund focused on high-tech companies in Michigan. Initial investments range from $100,000-$250,000 in Series Seed and Series A financings with follow-on capital available. We focus on assisting in the commercialization efforts of new technologies, scaling company sales, and supporting companies that have secured initial market traction.