Michael Clark Counihan
Michael Counihan holds an MBA from IESE and completed the CFA Program. He works with the top international Lean Startup consultancy, Moves the Needle (movestheneedle.com), and teaches full Lean Startup programs at top technology startup accelerators and corporate innovation departments. Additionally, Michael is an Advisor to many startup founders and CEOs at Startupbootcamp IoT and Data. Michael has first-hand real world experience as an entrepreneur, having launched a startup that pivoted to a successful business model, was recruited into the entrepreneurship accelerator, Seed Rocket, and continued on to increase its sales and client base. Michael is also the leader and organizer of the Lean Startup Circle Barcelona, the largest Lean Startup entrepreneur group of Southern Europe, where they have regular talks and discussions with top international entrepreneurs, and thought leaders such as Alex Osterwalder, Ash Maurya, Brant Cooper, Jeremiah Gardner, Ben Yoskovitz, Alistair Croll and Rob Fitzpatrick, among many others. He is also a financial professional for Startups and technology companies at NewTech Capital (newtech-capital.com), where he helps companies to complete M&A and Series A/B fundraising transactions.