As a founding partner at M25, Mike has managed over 100 investments in early-stage companies. Outside of his responsibilities at M25, Mike is a Kauffman Fellow (Class 24) and a national board member of BLCK VC, leading initiatives in the Midwest to connect, engage, empower, and advance Black venture investors. Prior to M25, Mike founded The Anvil, a co-working space and startup incubator on Purdue University's campus, where he helped launch the first Purdue startup to be accepted to Y Combinator, and many more that have gone on to raise venture capital and get acquired. Mike lives in Chicago with his wife, Erikka, and in his free time, he enjoys making wine, eating sushi, following Chicago sports, and traveling.
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