15 years experience working with startups
Michael has been working with technology startups for 15 years as either an advisor, investor, or co-founder/entrepreneur. Michael runs Webb Investment Network (WIN), which he co-founded with Maynard Webb in June 2010. In this capacity, Michael leads all investment activities for the firm. He developed firm-wide operational infrastructure, investment processes, and overall investment strategy. Prior to co-founding WIN, Michael worked at LiveOps, running business development for LiveWork, LiveOps' next-gen virtual work marketplace, and also launching the fastest growing product line within the Company. Prior to LiveOps, Michael was the co-founder of Ooreka, a virtual work marketplace (acquired by LiveOps) and SpongeFish, an early entrant in the knowledge sharing space. Michael started his career as an investment banker at ING Barings and Seven Hills Partners advising venture-backed startups on M&A and corporate finance. Michael earned a BA in International Relations from Tufts University. Michael enjoys reading, skiing, running and hiking in his spare time.