Mike is the Co-Founder of Wild Horse Labs™, an International Education and Investment Network based in Los Angeles, California. Wild Horse Labs focuses on mentoring and training Global Entrepreneurs to fund promising early-stage companies resulting in successful and self-sustaining businesses. In his role, Mike oversees Accelerator, Incubator, University, Membership & Sponsorship Development and International initiatives. He is also the Chief Instructor of the world-class Wild Horse Labs Investment Accelerator™, a monthly seminar created to educate entrepreneurs on how to receive funding and resources beyond capital by investors. He is also an Investor Member of Tech Coast Angels (www.techcoastangels.com), the largest angel investment group in the US.
Along with Mike's position at Wild Horse Labs, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, California, recently appointed him to serve on the Advisory Board of their new Technology Transfer Office and Innovation Village, a 65-acre property on the University's Campus which is currently home to 500,000-square feet of Class A office, research & development, and laboratory space. The purpose of the Advisory Board is to help the University transition research from the laboratory to the marketplace.
Laurie Newman, the Accounting Manager for Wild Horse Labs, has over 15 years of experience in accounting and business management. Her background and extensive work history serve as key components in managing the financials of Wild Horse Labs. Additionally, she acts as a global liaison among the company's Sponsors, Affiliates & Team Members as well as with International Universities, Governmental Agencies and Foreign & Domestic Entrepreneurs.
Laurie earned her Bachelor’s degree at California State University at Northridge where she studied Accounting and Psychology.