Mike has been in the finance and technology industries for nearly 10 years as an entrepreneur, operator, investment banker and software developer. He most recently was Director of Investments at AgFunder where he worked to source investments, conduct due diligence on and help fundraise for agriculture technology companies.
A graduate from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Mike began his career in the technology investment banking group at Credit Suisse where transaction experience included Walgreens’ acquisition of drugstore.com, Responsys’ IPO, RightNow’s convertible debt offering and advising Wine.com on M&A and capital raising. Mike later joined Wine.com, the largest online retailer of wine, where he managed analytics and led M&A and capital raising efforts. As an entrepreneur, Mike has taught himself computer programming, started two companies and worked as developer for Visible.vc, a venture capital software company. Before joining AgFunder, Mike managed technology partnerships and integrations strategy at Apteligent, a software provider of mobile developer tools. Outside of work Mike is an avid cyclist with a passion for agriculture, health and nutrition.