Mike is Co-Founder and General Partner at Garage Capital, a pre-seed and seed venture fund based in Waterloo, Canada. Built by founders, Garage is focused on helping the next generation of entrepreneurs build category-defining businesses through experienced-based advice, operational empathy, and early stage capital. To date, Garage has invested in 90+ companies, with a collective valuation of $12B+.
Previously, Mike was Co-Founder of BufferBox, a network of automated package delivery lockers that participated in Y Combinator’s Summer 2012 batch and was later acquired by Google. At Google, Mike was a Product Manager in the Commerce division, then went on to join the launch team of Fi, Google’s US based wireless carrier. Mike was also a Product Manager at GoogleX where he worked on early stage moonshot projects before leaving to focus full-time on Garage.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Mike graduated from the University of Waterloo, where he studied Mechatronics Engineering.
As a member of Class 26, Mike is serving his fellowship at Garage Capital under the mentorship of Phil Wickham.