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57 Best Michigan Angel Investors

Angel Investors play an important role in the startup ecosystem. We have curated a list of the top Michigan Angel Investors. We have tried to select a variety of different types of investors across a variety of niches.

This list is designed to show off the investors with exceptional track records, industry experience and a unique understanding of the ecosystem.

Top Michigan Angel Investors

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.


Dan Gilbert

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dan Gilbert is Founder and Chairman of Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s second largest mortgage lender. He is also Founder and Chairman of…


Robert Mylod Jr.

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Robert Mylod is the Founder and Managing Partner at Annox Capital Management since 2013. From 1999 to 2011, Robert held several roles at…


Chris Thomas

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed, Venture

Chris Thomas is a co-founder and partner of Assembly Ventures. Prior to Assembly Ventures he co-founded the Detroit Mobility Lab and the Mi…


Shane Battier

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Shane Battier is a retired American professional basketball player who last played for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association…


Jonathan Oberheide

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jon is a well-known security expert and researcher. While his research interests span across the security domain, he has deep expertise in m…


Ted Serbinski

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ted Serbinski is a tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist investing in founders around the world building the future of transportation. Te…


Matthew Haag

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag is the Founder & CEO of 100 Thieves, a gaming lifestyle organization that competes in top professional esports inclu…


Alex Fisher

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Initial Coin Offering, Seed

Alex Fisher started his first business in high school, a computer repair company, that was featured on the front page of the Detroit Free Pr…


Casey Cowell

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Casey G. Cowell serves as Principal at Boomerang Catapult, LLC. He serves as Principal Owner at Durandal Inc. He also serves as an Advisor a…


David Bleznak

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

David is an avid crypto asset investor and entrepreneur. His frustration with existing tools for administrating crypto portfolios led to hi…


Eminem (Marshall Mathers)

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Eminem was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III in St. Joseph, Missouri, to Deborah R. (Nelson) and Marshall Bruce Mathers, Jr., who were in a ba…


Sandy Munro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Sandy Munro


Kevin Zuber

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Crowdfunding, Debt, Initial Coin Offering, Post-Ipo, Secondary Market, Seed

Kevin Zuber


Jonathon Triest

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jonathon Triest is the founder and Managing Partner of Ludlow Ventures where he has invested in over fifty technology companies. Prior to…


Patrick Cadariu

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Director, Head of Fleet Operations at Waymo.


Andy Hagans

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

I’m an entrepreneur located in Southwest Michigan. Currently a partner at Kingsbury Media (operating the Opportunity Zones Database @ Oppor…


Mike DeVries

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mike DeVries is Chief Investment Officer at Wakestream Ventures. He is also the managing director of EDF Ventures. He was the former CEO at …


Toby Brzoznowski

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Toby is the co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of LLamasoft. Over the last decade, he has helped bring supply chain design into the corpo…


Neil Thanedar

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Neil Thanedar is Founder & CEO of Labdoor, a marketplace where consumers research, find, and buy the best supplements. Previously, Neil was …


Michael Porter

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Michael Porter is an economist, researcher, author, advisor, speaker and teacher. Throughout his career at Harvard Business School, he has b…


Patrick Hylant

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Patrick Hylant – CEO @ Scent-Lok Technologies


Nick Yang

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Nick Yang is a Venture Partner with the Beijing office. Mr. Yang is a co-founder, president, Director and Chief Technology Officer of KongZh…


Joe Lauer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Joe Lauer is an entrepreneur focusing on web, mobile, and cloud software. He currently is the CEO of [Greenback](/organization/greenback). H…


Ken Barnett

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Ken Barnett – Global CEO @ The Mars Agency


William Clay Ford, Jr.

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Bill is a Founder and Partner of Fontinalis. As a lifelong futurist on urban mobility and the environment, his vision for Fontinalis is to m…


Nancy Philippart

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Nancy Philippart – General Partner & Co-Founder @ BELLE Michigan, LP


Joe Malcoun

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

A long time Ann Arbor resident, he also serves as Board President at 826michigan. He loves live music, paddles wood-canvas canoes better tha…


Swamy Kotagiri

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Swamy Kotagiri


Jim Ketai

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Jim Ketai is a Principal at Vokal Ventures.


Ashwin Puri

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Private Equity, Seed, Venture

Ashwin Puri works as an Associate on Invest Detroit Ventures’ investment team, where he sources startup companies for investment, screens in…


Julia Steyn

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Julia Steyn is Chief Executive Officer of BOLT Mobility. An innovative thought leader in transportation, Julia previously served as Vice Pre…


Michael Mikhjian

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Private Equity, Seed, Venture

Extensive experience in designing, coding, testing and supporting next-generation solutions. Supporting 2+ million users/month; 700,000+ SOF…


Mark Donnelly

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Investor Type: Investment Partner, Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mark Donnelly presently serves as a managing director at Runway Growth Capital. Prior to Runway, he was a board member at various companies …


Mohammad Hamid

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Summary: My passion is fueling innovation through strategies that create both short and long-term business impact. If done well, I truly b…


Matthew Simons

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Matthew Simons


Bryan Finnerty

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Early Stage Venture, Private Equity, Seed

Bryan Finnerty


Rudy Pataro

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rudy Pataro – Chief Technology Officer @ Aysling


David Olson

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

David Olson is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded six biotech start-ups, managed other early-stage businesses, and authored business p…


Andrew Keller

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Principal Engineer at observIQ.


Rishi Narayan

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Rishi Narayan – Founder & Managing Owner @ Underground Printing


Jeff Fettig

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Jeff M. Fettig was elected to the Dow Board of Directors in November 2003 and Lead Director in May 2011. He serves as chairman of the Govern…


Brad Wardell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Brad Wardell is the founder of Stardock.


Mohammed Sharian

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mohammed Sharian – CEO @ I20 Consulting agency


Cleat Lindsey

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Cleaton and his staff execute the financial planning process for his clients. Key elements include defining goals, identifying risk-toleranc…


Lorne Zalesin

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Lorne Zalesin


Mark Greer

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Mark Greer – Co-Founder, President @ Biveo


Joe Serra

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Joseph O. Serra began his career in the automotive industry in 1982, when he teamed up with his father to help grow the organization. Under …


Austin Groesser

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Austin Groesser


Golden Tate

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Golden Tate is an American football wide receiver and punt returner for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played c…


Mike Klein

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

Mike Klein


Kiernan Easton

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Kiernan Easton – Partner and Wealth Manager @ Dynamic Wealth Solutions LLC


Dilraj Ghumman

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Dilraj Ghumman


Justin Godfrey

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Justin Godfrey


Tom McAlear

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Tom McAlear – Board Member @ CarLabs


C.Bob Lott

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Convertible Note, Early Stage Venture, Seed

C.Bob Lott


Mo Bunnell

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Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage: Seed

Group (BIG). Mo is a leading business development strategist who developed and authored the trademarked GrowBIG® business development system…


James Anderson

Crunchbase | Website | Facebook | Linkedin | Twitter

Investor Type: Individual/Angel

Investment Stage:

James Anderson

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