Startup Grind Cincinnati Hosts Mike Venerable (CincyTech)


Mike Venerable, CincyTech

Mike Venerable is managing director of digital, software and health tech at CincyTech and a member of the CincyTech investment committee. He evaluates investment opportunities, advises startup companies and helps them prepare to receive venture capital.
Venerable has more than 20 years of experience as a software industry entrepreneur and executive. He was co-founder and CEO of Talus, a leading data warehouse consultancy, from 1993-1998. Talus was then acquired by Sagent Technology, where he led the company’s services organization through the company’s successful IPO in 1999. He has specific experience in raising angel and venture capital, software business design and operation, software product management, business valuation, financial analysis and intellectual property.
As an industry practitioner, Venerable is an expert on data warehouse design, business intelligence and analytic applications and software development processes. He has consulted with a variety of large organizations and software companies on product development and strategy. He is also the co-author of Data Warehouse Design Solutions (Wiley & Sons). Venerable has consulted on strategic product development initiatives for leading technology companies, including Siebel, Advent and Micros.
Prior to joining CincyTech he was a managing director of Scius Capital, a NY-based boutique investment bank focused on early-stage capitalization and liquidity strategies for intellectual-property owners in biosciences, information technology and industrial technology. At Scius he assisted in raising capital for companies in the life sciences, software and advanced manufacturing markets.




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6:00 Fireside Chat
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Hosted By Mike Bott, Cincinnati Chapter Director

Digital marketer, tech startup enthusiast, and GM of the @Brandery. I mostly tweet articles I find interesting. Some I agree with, some not.
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Hosted By Emily Cooper, Cincinnati Community Manager

Emily is a marketing and social media gal with a love for Cincinnati, startups, and Cincinnati startups. She's currently finishing up her last year at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business while contributing to The Brandery's social media presence, event planning, and more.
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