National Director at HBAN
Startupbootcamp Dublin Mentor
Michael is an experienced international business development executive
with a background in the ICT, financial & education sectors. He has direct
business experience in the City of London, China, Japan, mainland Europe &
North America. Michael has developed specialist skills in the seed
capital and business angel arenas – working with early stage, knowledge
intensive, companies and has also lectured Business Strategy on the Michael
Smurfit MBA programme at UCD for a number of years. In his roles with Dublin
Business Innovation Centre and HBAN, the Halo Business Angel Network he has
supported over 50+ startup companies to raise over €25M in co-operation with
other public and private funds.
Michael has an undergraduate degree in Applied Physics & Electronics from NUIG and is a 1st class MBA graduate of University
College Dublin Michael Smurfit School.