Transforming Northern Michigan's Economy

Troy - Elevated Beverages (Strongbrew)

Take the next step to start or grow your business

At Venture North, we believe small businesses like yours are the backbone of thriving communities. That’s why we invest in local businesses and have provided more than $6 million in funding to entrepreneurs in Northwest Michigan. We’re in this together.

What's new with Venture North?

What does Venture North do?

The Mission of Venture North

Our job is to provide small businesses at the "Tip of the Mitt" with the capital they need to succeed. We’re proud to invest in the place we call home so that we can create and retain jobs in our region.

Grace - Grace Elizabeth Bridla

Venture North makes capital available to businesses like yours whose needs don’t qualify for a traditional loan. We know you’re more than a credit score. You’re a member of our community and your story matters.

Eric & Hadley - CooLED Lighting

As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we serve low to moderate-income communities. We believe capital should be available to all types of businesses.

Rick & Brian - Stormcloud Brewing Company

See why small business owners choose Venture North

"Traditional banks weren’t going to fund me. I always wanted to open a cafe, but I didn’t have many of the necessary resources. I heard about Venture North and they really made this possible."


- Becky, Rose + Fern Cafe



Our Supporters Make It Possible

Ready to unlock your opportunity?

Apply below or call us at 231-995-7115.


202 E Grandview Pkwy

Traverse City, MI 49684 

(231) 995 - 7115

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