Overview

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Primary Role
Managing Partner @
Investments
11 Investments in 9 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Los Altos
Website:
http://gainfitness.com
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Person Details

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Michael is a tech executive and angel investor.Is investor/advisor to GAIN Fitness, a personal fitness training solution.Has a fund, Endeavor Partners, through which he invests in early stage ventures doing social apps, consumer products and services, SaaS, search, and advertising.

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 Reunion.com in 2008). Michael ran products at Verity, a leader in enterprise search (IPO 1995) and was an EIR at Redpoint Ventures. Michael was a board member of Cloudmark, an anti-spam provider, and Founding board member of Full Circle Fund.

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

Jobs (10)

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Current

CEO

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Managing Partner

Aug 8, 2004 - Current   (about 12 years)

Founder, Board Member

2000 - Current   (over 16 years)
Past
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Ended
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Company
Unknown
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Team Member
2012
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Strategy and Finance
Oct, 2004
Sep, 2008
Founder/CEO
2000
2002
CEO
2000
2000
EIR
1991
1991
Product Marketing Manager (Intern)

Board & Advisor Roles (5)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Nov, 2013$2.14M / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2013$24M / Series BPersonal Investment
May, 2012$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2011$650k / SeedPersonal Investment
Aug, 2011$1M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$25M / VenturePersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$500k / AngelPersonal Investment
Oct, 2006$1M / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2006$1M / AngelPersonal Investment
Aug, 2006$1M / Series APersonal Investment
Jan, 2006$1.5M / AngelPersonal Investment

Education (2)

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