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Startup applications are now open for the Renaissance Venture Capital Fall 2024 UnDemo Day. This in-person event will provide Michigan-based startups the opportunity to share their innovations with VCs.

UnDemo Day® connects nationwide venture capital funds with startups based in Michigan. The schedule includes curated 1:1 in-person meetings between startups and investors, matched based on the requests of participating VCs. The 20 applicants with the most votes from investors will be included on the Renaissance Hotlist, which is distributed to hundreds of venture capital firms. The event agenda will include large group pitch rooms as well as hundreds of curated 1:1 meeting between startups and VCs.


  1. Geography: Michigan
  2. Venture-ready: company incorporates cutting-edge technology; potential for ultra-fast growth and revenue generation; likely to be an attractive acquisition or IPO within 5-8 years
  3. Funding: seeking venture capital equity investment in the next 12-18 months


Startups should use the form included in the learn more to apply for a 1:1 investor meeting at 2024 Fall UnDemo Day®.  Applications are due by EOD August 2, 2024.

There is no cost to participate in the event. Please reach out to Christina Drake ( with any questions.


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