As an Investment Associate, Mike is responsible for sourcing and evaluating pre-seed and equity level investment opportunities, structuring new investments, and monitoring portfolio companies. As a Program Associate, Mike had been integral in assisting the team in managing all aspects of the Pre-Seed Fund and TechStart Accelerator Program as well as the CTech Incubator Program. Prior to joining CI, Mike worked for the University of Connecticut as Manager of the Springboard Program.  Mike assisted research faculty as they formulated ideas for new technology companies and partnerships and helped to establish startup companies.