Michael is optimistic, genuine and a problem solver. He is a product guy that focuses on uses and revenue. He loves starting companies and enjoys the collaboration with smart people to figure out how to create value for a customer. He has been lucky enough to start a few companies, raise capital and see the hard work payoff. Michael enjoys the experiences you must go through to get a company into a growth mode and see its first service/product create revenue. Currently he is working on an platform to help the homeless in the US, that has yet to be released to the public and he is looking for a new startup to join and help grow or get to market. You can visit his blog at michaelgrabham.com or follow him on twitter @grabmike
Julie is a Principal on the investment team at Madrona Venture Group. Julie pursues new opportunities for Madrona, and is actively involved in Madrona’s portfolio companies and the firm’s activity in the startup community. She led Madrona’s investment in Julep and is a board observer for several of Madrona’s portfolio companies, including buuteeq, Maxpoint, Rover.com, and SNUPI Technologies.
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