VC  Detroit Venture Partners

     Office Locations:

1555 Broadway Street, 3rd Floor
Detroit, MI 48226



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Detroit Venture Partners is a Detroit-based Venture Capital firm backing seed and early-stage technology companies that have a purpose. The firm is targeting investment opportunities in the following sectors: internet, digital media, marketing technology, direct-to-consumer, sports & entertainment, social media, e-commerce, software.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Brian Hermelin Managing Partner
    Dan Gilbert Founding Partner
    Jake Cohen Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series B





      Series A





      Series A-1


    Portfolio companies include:

      Are You a Human
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      Detroit Labs
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      Flud News
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      Hired My Way
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      Misso Media
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      reach | influence
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