Partnership with The Right Place
NCTF partnered with The Right Place, Inc., West Michigan’s leading regional economic development organization. Since 1985, The Right Place has provided superior business growth services for companies throughout the region.
- The Right Place has assisted thousands of businesses investing more than $5B and over 45,000 jobs throughout West Michigan over three decades.
- The Right Place maintains deep relationships with thousands of business owners in the region.
- The Right Place’s expertise in Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and statewide resources ensures NCTF businesses will have the tools and support they need to succeed.
Early & Mid-Stage High Growth Companies
NCTF will invest in scalable high-growth early to mid stage companies local to the Region.
NCTF will also invest in transition / succession businesses. First, the fund will identify West Michigan businesses looking to be acquired. Next, the fund will identify new owner/operators to take over those businesses. Finally, the fund will assist in the financing of the purchase of the company with the new owner/operator and provide a capital investment to assist in the company’s accelerated growth.
Business Development & Support
NCTF will build a robust network of mentors, advisors and corporate partners. The fund will then actively assist in the brokering of relationships with the portfolio companies to assist in strategic customer partnerships as well as talent acquisition for senior management and board members.