Mike has played the role of entrepreneur, investor, incubator director, and startup program developer. He has worked with companies that have won Tech Crunch Disrupt, appeared on Shark Tank, and made millions via Kickstarter. Mike led teams on diligence at Excell Partners, advised hardware and software companies as the interim director of the Urban Future Lab, and spent time in Shenzhen, China advising hardware companies with Hax (a $400M hardware accelerator). He is currently juggling a few startups at Moonshot, a startup studio in Denver. Mike loves practicing sales pitches, market research, hiring and retaining top talent, and finding ways to improve operations.