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PEER TO PEER: "What Can Go Wrong With Investors" with Mike McGlade (MBA 2009)

For HBS Alumni only.  Register here.

You may be tempted to take money from whoever is willing to invest.  You may also be willing to offer a board seat to investors who are willing to increase their investment, particularly your anchor angel investor.  But a lot can go wrong if you’re not careful.  In this conversation, we’ll discuss best case & worst case scenarios that can play out when you take money from the right and the wrong investors.

Mike is a lifelong entrepreneur with extensive experience in the areas of FinTech, HealthTech, insurance, property management, professional services, SaaS, innovative technology and digital media.  He has led strategy, business development, sales, marketing, recruiting and business operations for multiple companies from early stage startups to midmarket enterprises.  His core skill set is centered on evaluating corporate strategy and messaging while putting systems in place to scale highly effective teams.  Mike has helped companies as an in-house operator, an external consultant and as a long term advisor. 

Mike graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.