VC  Innovative Ventures

     Office Locations:

Lansing, MI
Phone: 517-339-9354



  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device



    Innovative Ventures (IVI) began operations in 1986 and designs and builds venture capital (VC) funds that meet the profit and development objectives of its clients including institutional investors, multi-lateral development banks, and government investors in private equity. IVI has developed strategies for venture capital, cash flow 'quasi-equity' and Fund of Funds with a total capitalization of $285,000,000 to capture market inefficiencies in Africa, Europe, the Former Soviet Union and North America. IVI is implementing an initiative for cross-border relationships to meet the need for early stage venture capital for sustainable technology in Russia with a variety of CIS enterprises in technologies and industries of oil, gas, energy, IT, telecommunications, medical and biotechnology. The firm will typically invest $300K to $800K in a venture. IVI has an additional office in Moscow.

    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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    Navin Edwin
    Olena Satdnyuk
    Sergei Bazhin
    Tegid Roberts
    Thomas Nastas President and Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      Applied Intelligent Systems
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      Face Technologies
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      Gateway Systems
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      Personal Bibliographic Software
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