Funding Philosophy

Venture funding is a key component of startup success. To build an impactful, scalable, and profitable venture, you need access to smart capital. Our venture strategy leverages our large syndicate network of U.S. and international investors. We’re here to fuel the startup ecosystem with readily available capital

Strategic investment: given our multitude of strong Chinese resources, we’re particularly interested in serving as a strategic investor in companies that are looking to enter the Chinese market.

Pitch Us

GAP Fund

In partnership with the University of Michigan Office of Technology Transfer (OTT), we’ve established the GAP Fund. This fund deploys early capital into research and technology with commercial viability and serves as a critical component to bringing technology from the research domain to the private sector.

Venture Focus

TusStar's venture arm seeks innovative, disruptive, market makers and companies with an interest in the following market segments:

Artificial Intelligence


Consumer Tech

Environmental Tech


IoT and IIoT

Medical Tech

Smart Mobility

Wireless Charging

International Investment Network