Antonio Lück is the Managing Director for Endeavor Detroit. He serves as a catalyst to long-term economic growth by selecting, mentoring, and accelerating the best high-impact entrepreneurs. In his previous role, as the Director of Business Acceleration, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Venture Capital at the MEDC, he directed all of Michigan’s early stage Financial Programs and the Portfolio Management Team in overseeing the state’s investment portfolio of over $140M comprising of for profit, emerging technology companies and research and infrastructure grants. Antonio played an integral role in the launch of Monarch Antenna Inc., a new technology company spun-out by Delphi, that paved the way for him to be recognized as one of the 2008 "20 in their 20's" by Crain's Detroit Business. Antonio is also part of the 2012 class of "30 in Their Thirties" by DBusiness Magazine. Antonio is currently an Advisor to Rebel Nell, board member of the Michigan China Innovation Center, a founding board member of Detroit Soup, a mentor to Techstars Mobility, a member of the investment review committee and the valuation committee for Invest Michigan, and a member of the Board of Visitors for the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University. On 2015 Antonio received the Emerging Leader Award from Wayne State University.