Mike joined GreatPoint in 2017. His focus areas include B2B marketplaces, healthcare, fintech and logistics. Prior to GreatPoint, Mike was a Principal at Comet Labs, a venture capital fund focused on robotics and AI in the enterprise. Before Comet, Mike co-founded Rubicon Venture Capital, a San Francisco and New York-based seed stage venture firm.
Mike began his startup career as an undergrad, co-founding two small businesses with his classmates. After a stint in management consulting, he came to San Francisco to return to building early-stage companies. Mike holds a BA from Georgetown University where he studied political science, philosophy, economics and history.
What was your first job / entrepreneurial venture?
In high school I founded a speakers series that hosted presidential speechwriters, professional athletes, and Pulitzer Prize winners. I also worked at a surf shop on the Jersey shore.
If you weren’t in VC / startups / technology, what would you be doing?
Work related to effective altruism / measured social impact
The last great book you read?
“Catastrophic Care” by David Goldhill — A great, plain-english summary of all that is wrong with the US healthcare system
What other organizations are you involved with?