Detroit Innovate Fund

The Detroit Innovate Fund is an early-stage venture capital fund focused on high-tech companies in Michigan.

The Detroit Innovate Fund is a program of Invest Detroit Ventures. For additional details and to apply, visit the venture team's website at

Investment Size

$100,000 - $250,000

Detroit Innovate will make initial investments of $100,000-$250,000 in Series Seed and Series A financings with follow-on capital available.

Target Area



Detroit Innovate is technology agnostic and is focused on assisting in the commercialization efforts of new technologies, scaling company sales, and supporting companies that have secured initial market traction. The Fund has a desire to be inclusive to businesses owned by women, immigrants, and minorities and businesses with high potential to employ women, immigrants, and minorities.

Financing Types

Detroit Innovate operates as an early stage venture capital fund, investing through equity rounds and convertible notes.

Contact Information

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit an executive summary by email to

For more information please visit