Venture Capital Jobs and Internships at ID Ventures
Powering Michigan startups. ID Ventures scales promising early-stage ventures into thriving companies that help support the state’s economy, provide jobs to local talent, and bolster Michigan’s growing startup community.
ID Ventures supports promising early-stage startups in Michigan with capital and expertise. We are a collaborative investor and provide inclusive access to our resources and network.
In addition to capital, our team of experts works with ecosystem partners across our network in order to help our companies prepare for follow-on funding, scale their teams, and develop their boards and advisors. Additionally, our entrepreneurs are joining a family of early-stage companies in which to share, learn, and grow.
We provide early-stage investment to promising Michigan-based, high-tech startups, as well as programs that strengthen the startup ecosystem. Since 2009, we have invested in over 200 companies with 14 exits, deployed more than $21 million through multiple funds, and leveraged over $1 billion in additional investment.
CRITERIA FOR FUNDING
We support companies with high-growth potential that are in the post-idea stage and seeking funding in the Pre-seed to Series A rounds. When considering investment opportunities, we look at a broad range of sectors and startups that meet the following criteria:
Key founders and at least one full-time employee in Michigan
Minimum Viable Product created
Tech-enabled or high-tech component
For-profit LLC, C Corp, or S Corp
Identified scalable venture path
Demonstrated progress against business model
ID Ventures invests in minority and women led companies at 4x the national average because we see great opportunity in entrepreneurs from all backgrounds. By providing opportunities to underrepresented entrepreneurs, we can ensure representation, respect our state’s diversity, and create a start-up community unlike any other.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN OUR FUNDING PROCESS
INQUIRY: Fill out our online form to tell us a little about your startup and schedule an introductory phone call.
INTERNAL REVIEW: Our team discusses the opportunity and assesses if appropriate to move forward.
TEAM MEETING: If continuing the process, we’ll spend time getting to know your company and future plans through a series of virtual or in-person meetings to build a long-term relationship.
DILIGENCE: Once both our teams are ready to proceed, we will ask for a set of company materials and references.
APPROVAL: Company is reviewed with our investment committee for final approval.
DOCUMENTATION: Investment documents are drafted, reviewed, and signed.
FUNDING: Funds are disbursed per our agreement with ongoing reporting requirements.
WELCOME TO THE FAMILY! Our team provides ongoing resources, support and networking opportunities for continued growth.