Charlie Moret

Charlie Moret

Semi-Finalist Judge

charlie-moretCharlie Moret, is president and CEO of Invest Michigan, the Fund Manager for the Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0. Charlie has 35 years of diversified experience in investments, entrepreneurship, banking, business development and technology.

Prior to Invest Michigan, Charlie was in a leadership role with TechTown Detroit directing their tech-based entrepreneurial advisory services. Prior to TechTown and over a 13 year period at Connecticut Innovations, he founded and directed Connecticut’s $20 million Pre-Seed Fund investing in 45 companies, CTech, an incubator in partnership with Yale University, University of Connecticut and University of Bridgeport, TechStart, a technology venture accelerator and helped start-up the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.

Charlie brings extensive experience in pre-seed investing, portfolio management and working with universities to commercialize technologies. Prior to his work in the technology entrepreneurial sector, Charlie held a variety of senior management banking positions in international finance, asset based finance, SBA lending and credit administration.

Charlie holds a Bachelor’s Degree (Marketing) from Pace University and a Master’s Degree (Finance) from Fairleigh Dickinson University.