Partner at Upfront Ventures
Michael is passionate about working with ultra-curious and deeply convicted entrepreneurs building the products and brands of the future in areas including vertical SaaS, financial services, real estate, next-generation commerce, and health & wellness. Michael joined Upfront in 2015 and is a proud supporter of the Southern California technology ecosystem, working closely with standout local companies including Ring, GOAT, Bird, CloudVirga, ZestFinance, Chownow, and DAILYLOOK. Previously, Michael was an Editor at Pandodaily and was on the founding team at Worldvest, a boutique merchant bank. Michael holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.