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Three more Michigan start-up companies have received investments from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund.  To date, 34 Michigan companies have received critical seed funding through the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund, a collaborative effort of Michigan’s 15 SmartZones.

•    White Pine Systems, sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK, received $225,000.  White Pine Systems is an internet-based medical records service to securely store and manage personal information such as medical and legal records.

•    OcuSciences, sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK, received $250,000.  OcuSciences, a spin-out company from the University of Michigan, develops the OcuMet™ line of ocular metabolic imaging products.  OcuMet allows detection of several diseases through indicators in the eye, several years earlier than current clinical methods.

•    RealKidz, sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK, received $142,000.  RealKidz is an on-line retailer of large size kids clothing and social network.  The company is a tenant of SPARK East and received “Special Forces” training through the Ann Arbor SPARK Business Accelerator.