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Invest Detroit

Investor type Micro VC


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Total investments 24
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 0.89
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 1
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Internet

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Detroit. The venture was found in North America in United States.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline ardentCause, Akadeum Life Sciences, Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Enterprise Software, SaaS.

This Invest Detroit works on 23 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Invest Detroit, startups are often financed by Wakestream Ventures, eLab Ventures, Start Garden. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wakestream Ventures, Invest Michigan, Huron River Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wakestream Ventures, M25, Huron River Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$5M22 Feb 2022 Michigan, United States

AaDya Security

Cyber Security
Information Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
$3M27 Jan 2022 Detroit, Michigan, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Human Resources
Staffing Agency
$2M01 Feb 2021 San Jose, California, United States

Airspace Link

Drone Management
Mapping Services
$4M24 Jan 2020 Detroit, Michigan, United States

Orbion Space Technology

Information Technology
$9M28 Aug 2019 Michigan, United States

Workit Health

Health Care
Personal Health
Risk Management
$5M31 Jan 2019 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States


Augmented Reality
Health Care
Mobile Apps
$750K04 Dec 2018 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Mi Padrino

$1M05 Jul 2018 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Ripple Science

Clinical Trials
Health Care
$1M15 Jun 2018 Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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