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Michigan Rise

Michigan Rise

  • East Lansing, Michigan, United States

  • East Lansing, Michigan

Stage

  • Debt,Early Stage, Late Stage, Seed

Type

  • Venture Capital

Description

Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund III, administered by the Michigan State University Research Foundation, invests in Michigan tech startups to commercialize innovative technologies. Supported by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the fund provides capital, coaching, and grant assistance to entrepreneurs, fostering economic development across the state.

Mission

TBD

Beauty Investments #

  • 1

Primary Sector

  • Tech/Health Care/Consumer/Beauty

Beauty Exits #

  • 0

Last Beauty Invest

  • Nov, 2023-The Lip Bar

BEAUTY PORTFOLIO

How to Apply?

Submit Your Pitch Here:https://www.michiganrise.com/pre-seed-investment-fund-application

Criteria

Investment Requirements:
For-profit LLC, C-Corp or S-Corp
Founded less than 7 years ago
Majority of full-time employees based in Michigan
Investment match
Investment Size:
$50,000 to $150,000 per transaction
$250,000 total per portfolio company
INVESTMENT INSTRUMENTS:
Convertible Debt
Equity
SAFE

Resources Breakdown Funding Terms
  • $279K To $10M

  • N/A

Education
  • Yes
Accelerator
  • Type-No
  • Duration-No
Network
  • 120
1:1
  • Yes

IMPERATIVE: CULTURE & VALUES

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

TBD

BEAUTY FUNDER FIT SCORE

Resources

Education

Accelerator

Network

1:1

4/10

*This score calculates the likelihood of any beauty brand getting funded by the investor. The score gives weights to number of beauty investments, recency of beauty investment, number of beauty exits, inclusivity inclination, resources offered, etc.

Inclusivity Investments %
  • 31.30%
Beauty Investments #
  • 1

Beauty Exits #
  • 0
Last Beauty Invest
  • Nov, 2023-The Lip Bar

LEAD DETAILS

Lead Contact

Jeff Wesley

Title

Executive Director

LinkedIn

Twitter Handle

Contact

info@michiganrise.com

1(517)884-1564

JUMP CONCLUSION

Michigan Rise focuses on early-stage tech startups in Michigan, emphasizing innovation and commercial potential across health care, manufacturing, software, and transportation. Their strategy supports economic development in Michigan, with interest in environmental sustainability and advanced technologies.

Good Beauty Funder Fit.

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