Mike Brown, Jr.
Founder & General Partner, Bowery Capital
Mike Brown Jr. may well be one of the youngest players in the venture capital game. After starting his career at Morgan Stanley, Brown worked in the investment wing of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, co-founded AOL Ventures with Jon Brod in 2010, then started his own venture capital firm, Bowery Capital, just last year.
Which was the last year he qualified for anyone’s ’30 Under 30’ List.
At Virgin, the investments were made in early stage internet startups, while at AOL, the focus was on advertising and content syndication, among other things.
Bowery Capital looks to invest in early stage startups focused on enterprise solutions and business-oriented ideas with a marketing or technology focus.
Selected Investments/Boards: Lua, Qwike (acquired by Yahoo), Gdgt (acquired by AOL) Codecademy, gdgt, Impermium, Schematic Labs, Betaworks, Socialflow, Bit.ly, Metamarkets, Solve Media, About.Me, Qwiki, Sailthru, Cruched, Voxy, QLabs.
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