FOF/VC  Renaissance Venture Capital Fund

     Office Locations:

201 South Main Street, 10th Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 734-997-8661



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    The Renaissance Venture Capital Fund is a Michigan-based fund of funds that supports the growth of venture capital in Michigan. Through its investment in top tier venture firms that are active in Michigan, as well as its own co-investments in emerging Michigan companies, the Renaissance Venture Capital Fund is helping to drive forward both innovation and growth of emerging companies in the region. Through these efforts, Renaissance has helped attract over $1.5 billion of investment into more than 40 promising young Michigan companies, approximately $16 for each dollar invested by Renaissance.



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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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    Christopher L. Rizik Chief Executive Officer and Fund Manager
    Jeffrey Rinvelt Principal
    Jessica Ives Chief Administrative Officer
    Kimberly Reno CFO & CCO
    Vince Nystrom Principal


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Strata Oncology



      Series C





      Series B


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