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3 Venture Capital Firms in Ann Arbor

By 
Nicolás Cerdeira
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Updated: 
November 11, 2022
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Finding the right VC firm or investor isn’t easy. Some will provide mentorship and operational expertise. Others will only provide you with the capital.

Here’s a list of the top venture capital firms in Ann Arbor so that you can find an investor that fits you and your startup.

3 Venture Capital Firms in Ann Arbor

1) Mercury Fund

Mercury Fund

Mercury fund partners with American founders building software companies.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Idah, Austin, Ann Arbor
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Aziz Gilani, Blair Garrou, Dan Watkins
  • Industries: SaaS, Enterprise, Marketplace, Supply Chain & Logistics, Fintech, Crypto & Blockchain, Manufacturing, Energy
  • Stages: Early Stage, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $4,000,000
  • Number of investments: 209
  • Number of exits: 22
  • Funds raised: $200,000,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: Topl, Blumira, Volt

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at info@mercuryfund.com.

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2) Banana Capital

Banana Capital

Based in Michigan, Banana Capital is a global venture capital firm providing pre-seed and seed funding.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Ann Arbor
  • Started in: 2021
  • Founders: Turner Novak, Olivia Deng
  • Industries: Consumer, DTC, Social
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed
  • Minimum check size: $250,000
  • Maximum check size: $750,000
  • Number of investments: 58
  • 3 remarkable investments: BeReal, Compound, Peanut

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at turner@bananacapital.vc.

3) Gelt VC

Gelt VC

Based in the US, Gelt Venture Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm backing American and European founders across all sectors except biotech and blockchain.

Details of the VC firm:

  • Country: USA
  • City: Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Ann Arbor
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Keith Wasserman, Damian Langere
  • Industries: AI & ML, AR & VR, API, Big Data & Analytics, Automation, Climate & Sustainability, Cloud, Consumer, Creator Economy, Cybersecurity, Deep Tech & Hard Science, Developer Tools, E-Commerce, Education, Enterprise, Fintech, Industrial, Media, Future of Work, Food & Beverage, Gaming, Health & Wellness, IoT, Proptech & Real Estate, Robotics, Transportation, Hardware & Industrials
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Minimum check size: $25,000
  • Maximum check size: $250,000
  • Number of investments: 51
  • Number of exits: 13
  • Funds raised: $7,900,000
  • 3 remarkable investments: SuperHi, 1V1Me, Epoch

You can find their website here.

You can send them an email at turner@gelt.vc.

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