Detroit Venture Partners is a venture capital firm that specializes in seed, early stage and startup investments. The firm seeks to invest in companies operating in the marketing technology, consumer web, technology, internet, mobile software, social media and e-commerce sectors. The firm was founded in 2010 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.
Detroit Venture Partner see themselves as business builders, not money managers. They work like entrepreneurs helping other entrepreneurs to build and grow their portfolio companies. Their interests are in early growth stage companies focused on developing and commercializing technologies that create efficiencies.
Detroit Venture Partners' exited investments include StyleCaster, iRule, AYAH, [ri], velos, Opsmatic and Chalkfly.
An online marketplace to buy & sell verified authentic sneakers, streetwear, handbags, and watches.
Rockbot is a company that has designed media streaming platform
Chalkfly is a Detroit-based company founded by Andrew Landau.
Sociocast is a New York City-based company founded by Level Ventures, Suren Hiraman, Giri Iyengar and Scott Hoffman.
Guardhat is a company concentrated in Internet of Things (IoT) safety technology for the global industrial workforce.
Instore is a San Francisco-based company founded by Verdi Erel Ergün.
Autobooks is a Detroit-based developer of an integrated payments and accounting platform.
Waymark is a provider of tools and services to help businesses produce videos.
Miso Media is a Venice, Los Angeles-based company founded by Aviv Grill.
Cargo is a New York-based company founded by Jasper Wheeler.
Ginkgotree is a Detroit-based company founded by Scott Hasbrouck, Lida Rose and Andrew Colchagoff.
UpTo is a company founded by Greg Schwartz, Mathew Piccinato, Chris Kaufman and David Webber.
PriorAuthNow Inc is a Columbus, Ohio-based company.
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Detroit Venture Partners Are Fostering A New Generation Of Startups
February 28, 2013