Scale Fund Application - Michigan Central

Scale Fund Application

Helping start-ups scale, with infrastructure and funding in the heart of mobility innovation.

Michigan Central has launched a Scale Fund focused on helping technology-based startups, scale their presence in Michigan through specific activities. This fund is supported by Michigan Central’s public-private partnership with the state of Michigan and is intended to:

  • Support startups in scaling in-state pilots
  • Conduct activities that help attract follow-on customers in Michigan

Our criteria for funding companies will be evaluated based on:

  • Alignment with our focus areas – mobility, materials and energy
  • Previous pilot activity
  • Customer interest in the proposed pilot
  • Business model sustainability
  • Potential to drive economic development for the region

Awards will range from $20,000 to $200,000 and applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. Funded pilots will be supported by Newlab.

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Complete the application to be considered for funding from
Michigan Central to help your start-up scale your presence in Michigan.

Scale Fund Application

Contact and Company Information

Pilot Scope & Goals

Have you previously received funding from the state of Michigan?

Projected Impact

Duration & Milestones

Additional Context

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