Mike currently serves as a managing partner at Panache Ventures. Previously, he was a managing partner at 500 Startups Canada. From successful entrepreneur to investor and mentor in the startup community, Mike gets involved when it counts and where he can bring value. As an entrepreneur, he was involved with Beltron from 1984 to 2000 and iBwave from 2003 to 2015. As an angel investor and mentor, he worked with more than 50 companies in the past 15 years. Mike is visibly involved in the startup investment community through Panache Ventures, Anges Québec, the National Angel Capital Organization, and many other initiatives. Nurturing entrepreneurship is his passion.