Emerging Business

Emerging and start-up technology businesses led by management teams that have relevant experience and targeting markets that offer significant opportunities for scale may have access to investments through the First Capital Fund.

Additionally, programmatic support is offered through our Venture Development Organization.

Investment Size

$50,000–$150,000 in initial investments.

Intended Purpose

Investments are considered to assist entrepreneurs in the start-up or scale-up of their businesses, and to position the company to hit milestones to qualify for the next level of financing.

Financing Types

Flexible instruments including convertible notes and equity investments

Target Area


Additional Information

The First Capital Fund is a program of Invest Detroit Ventures. For more information please visit www.investdetroit.vc/first-capital-fund.