Simon is a Sr Clinical Advisor to a West Coast Healthcare Angel VC as well as an active mentor to several incubators based in the eastern US. An experienced leader in Healthcare with an entrepreneurial focus on emerging solutions and technology to create greater quality and value for patients, healthcare providers, and hospitals. As a serial entrepreneur, I utilize my clinical and business insights, bridging the innovator and user experience to create solutions that work.
Education & Service
Michael received his MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a concentration in finance and earned a BBA in marketing from The University of Georgia (UGA), where he also played basketball for the Bulldogs. Michael is a graduate and former trustee of Leadership Georgia. He actively serves on the board of directors for the REACH Foundation and the Advisory Board for UGA’s Innovation District, an integrated set of facilities for university startups and research commercialization.
In February 2018, Lynne took Cardlytics public on the Nasdaq, making Cardlytics the first tech IPO of the year. From 2008 through 2017, Lynne secured more than $200 million in capital from leading investors and scaled the company to become the dominant global leader in purchase history-based analytics. In 2016, Lynne was named one of the top 10 venture-backed female founders by Inc. Magazine and Entrepreneur 360. In 2012 and 2013 Lynne was a finalist for E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Lynne has a tremendous passion around helping women excel in the workplace and is a key advisor to Valor's leadership team as well as a Startup Runway mentor.
Through various projects, Tobi works to implement strategy and create sustainable and long-lasting solutions for various systemic problems. Her interests lie in community giving, impact investment, and social venture capital.
She is currently working as a product manager for a student-founded startup, Improvise, as part of the Duke Innovation Studio. She is also conducting research for her undergraduate thesis centered around investment portfolio optimization with machine learning methods.
Anna became interested in Venture Capital by learning about it in the Entrepreneurship program.
She has been involved in the Entrepreneurship program at UGA since her freshman year and will graduate with a certificate. In an attempt to further this interest, Anna interned with a start-up company last summer and is excited to learn even more this spring during her remote internship with Valor.