Michael graduated from Yale in 2009, he became a Senior Business Analyst at Sears Holding Corporation. In 2010, he left to found Talkbin with Qasar. They went through Y Combinator with Talkbin, which was ultimately acquired by Google in 2001. Michael spent two years at Google as the product manager for Google My Business mobile, and then went to Harvard for an MBA. In 2015, Michael founded Liquid 2 Ventures with Joe Montana and Mike Miller where he is a general partner today. Liquid 2 Ventures is a seed fund that has backed companies such as GitLab, Rappi, Applied Intuition, and Retool.