A venture capital firm in Michigan that focuses on offering capital to privately-held Midwestern companies across many sectors.
The Amherst Fund is a venture capital firm in Michigan that focuses on offering capital to privately-held Midwestern companies across many sectors. Founded 1998 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, it invests in early stage ventures and late stage ventures. Its portfolio companies include Fusion Coolant Systems, FilamentFilament, and Sierra Oncology. Fusion Coolant Systems provides advanced coolant and lubrication systems. Filament builds blockchain hardware and& software solutions for enterprise and IoT. Sierra Oncology is a clinical stage drug development company advancing targeted therapeutics for the treatment of patients with cancer. As of March 2020, The Amherst Fund has made six investments. Their most recent investment was on October 5, 2018, when Fusion Coolant Systems raised $8M. The Amherst Fund has had one exit, which was Sierra Oncology.