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Stanford University, MBA 1992
University of Alberta, EE 1988
Digital Electronics and Computers

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Michael Tanne

Michael is a entrepreneur, and active angel investor.

Has a fund, Endeavor Partners, through which he invests in early stage ventures doing social apps, consumer products and services, SaaS, solutions, search, and advertising. Michael serves on the boards of Cloudmark, an anti-spam provider and Fundly, a SaaS solution for social fundraising.

Michael was founder of AdForce, a publicly-traded Internet ad serving company acquired by CMGi in 2000. Michael also founded XDegrees a distributed storage solution (acquired by Microsoft in 2002) and Wink, a people search engine (acquired by in 2008). Michael ran products at Verity, a leader in enterprise search (IPO 1995) and was an EIR at Redpoint Ventures.

Michael holds an MBA from Stanford University and a Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Alberta.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
GAIN Fitness 11/2013Venture Round$2.14M6
GAIN Fitness 12/2011Seed$650k5
aDealio 8/2011Venture Round$1M5
aDealio 3/2011Angel$500k5
Maya's Mom 10/2006Angel$1M7
Dogster 9/2006Angel$1M8
Edgeio 1/2006Angel$1.5M6



  1. With 1M Downloads Under Its Belt, GAIN Fitness Raises $2.1M To Put A Personal Trainer In Every Pocket ( [edit]
  2. GAIN Fitness Raises $650K From Keith Rabois, YouTube & Google Angels For Personal Training 2.0 ( [edit]
  3. aDealio Raises $1M ( [edit]
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  5. Maya’s Mom Raises Angel Round, Launches ( [edit]
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