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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 is dedicated to helping innovative tech startups move forward towards commercialization. The $3 million Pre-Seed Fund III will be deployed across the state of Michigan to better support entrepreneurs and technology startups and provide capital support, coaching, assistance with grant funding and more.