Mike Moyer is an entrepreneur who has started several companies including Bananagraphic, Moondog, Vicarious Communication, and Lake Shark Ventures. He teaches entrepreneurship at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Mike is the author of several books including Slicing Pie, a book about dividing up equity in early-stage companies.
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– -What was a true low point in Mike’s life?
-What was one of his proudest moments and allowed him to travel?
A little background:
Michael Moyer is an American entrepreneur, author, adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University, and adjunct associate professor at the University of Chicago He has written three books in support of achieving success in advanced education or business, including the 2008 book How to Make Colleges Want You, and the 2012 book “Slicing Pie”, about dividing up equity in early-stage companies.
Moyer and his business partner Alyson Tesler were the winners of the 2003 New Venture Challenge at the University of Chicago for which their start-up company, Vicarious Communications, Inc., received a $25,000 investment from the university.
Moyer attended the University of Kansas, receiving a BA degree in 1995. He then studied integrated marketing communications at Northwestern University, receiving an MS degree in 1996, after which he received an MBA degree from the University of Chicago in 2004.
Mike has held senior-level marketing positions with companies that sell everything from vacuum cleaners to luxury wine.
Mike has started a number of companies including:
Bananagraphic– a product development and merchandising company,
Moondog– an outdoor clothing manufacturing company;
Vicarious Communication, Inc — marketing technology for the medical industry
Lake Shark Ventures
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