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Venture Investment

Our investments are inspired by the thinkers, innovators, and doers at MSU and beyond—the faculty, researchers, and student entrepreneurs ready to bring their technologies and companies to market.


Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund provides early-stage funding, seed investment, and gap funding opportunities to technology startups to help commercialize innovative technologies. Michigan Rise Pre-Seed Fund III is made possible by the Michigan State University Foundation and Michigan Economic Development Corporation.