ED  InvestMichigan!


     Office Locations:

c/o Beringea
32330 W. 12 Mile Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Phone: 248-489-9000
Fax: 248-489-8819



  • Expansion
  • Growth



  • Education & Training
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Software & Internet
  • Transportation & Distribution



    InvestMichigan! Growth Capital Funds are part of the 2008 economic initiative created by Gov. Jennifer Granholm. Growth capital investments are made across a broad range of sectors in companies with enterprise values of less than $200 million and one of the following characteristics: are domiciled in Michigan; Have their corporate headquarters in Michigan; Have a significant percentage of their employees based in Michigan; or are in the process of planning an expansion in and/or relocation to Michigan. The Funds are co-managed by Beringea, a Michigan-based venture capital firm experienced in geographically targeted investment programs, and GCM Grosvenor Private Markets. The objectives of the Funds are to: Retain and attract growth businesses to Michigan; Nurture portfolio companies at each phase of development; Enhance Michigan's reputation for entrepreneurship; Attract leading regional and national private equity and venture capital investment funds to Michigan, and further develop Michigan's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

    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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    Charles Rothstein Senior Managing Director
    Mark Donnelly Principal
    Michael Gross Managing Director
    William Blake III Associate


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series A-1


    Portfolio companies include:

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      CKE Restaurants

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      Detroit Institute of Music Education
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      Fiber By-Products
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      Hastings Manufacturing

      InContext Solutions
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