The Southwest Michigan First Life Science Fund is a limited partnership venture fund interested in early stage life science opportunities in the region that have demonstrably viable technologies. The $50 million fund invests primarily in early stage life science companies with a presence or committed to establishing a presence in southwestern Michigan. The fund's primary goal is to spur economic development and retain intellectual capital within the region. Not only does the fund provide equity investment to entrepreneurs, but also offers support services in the areas of industry expertise, regulatory strategy, reimbursement planning, exit strategies and early stage business systems. In addition, the SWMF Life Science Fund has access to a uniquely positioned and committed network that is able to give direction and strategy to start-up companies as they grow and develop. For more information on the fund, please contact Patrick G. Morand at 269.377.0597. Learn More


Venture Capital Network
Apjohn Ventures Fund is a new venture capital firm based in Kalamazoo, Michigan established to invest primarily in early stage life sciences companies across the Midwest. The goal of the Fund is to provide investors with superior financial returns by making equity investments in innovative life sciences companies with sustainable and outstanding growth potential. Learn More