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ID Ventures

ID Ventures, created by nonprofit Invest Detroit in 2009, is a dynamic force in Detroit's startup ecosystem. With a focus on inclusive growth, they invest in and scale early-stage ventures, supporting Michigan's economy and creating local jobs. As one of the most active early-stage investors in the state, ID Ventures has backed nearly 200 Michigan-based companies across various sectors. Their commitment extends beyond funding, as they oversee programs to nurture the startup community.

Stage of capital: Pre-Seed, Seed

Location: Detroit, MI

Fund manager diversity: Woman-led, Black and African American led, Asian American and Pacific Islander led

Diversity focus: Women, Black and African American, Hispanic-Latino, Native American

Industry focus: Environmental Sustainability, General Tech- and Tech-Enabled, Consumer and Retail, B2B, Fintech and Payments, Healthcare and Wellness (incl. FemTech), Future of Work and Living (incl. Education/EdTech), Food and Agriculture

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Patti Glaza
General Partner

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Martin Dober
General Partner