Ashley Brindamour AVG Blog December 18, 2020

Meet the MP: Michael Madden, The Yard Ventures

Meet Michael Madden, Managing Partner at The Yard Ventures

Meet the MP: Michael Madden, The Yard Ventures

December 18, 2020 | Ashley Brindamour

Get to know Michael Madden, Managing Partner at The Yard Ventures, Alumni Venture Group’s fund for Harvard alumni and friends of the community. Michael has spent most of his career in leadership roles at growing organizations. He has focused his time primarily as an investor, advisor, and/or board member working with companies across a range of industries and stages. Prior to co-founding The Yard, he served as Managing Director of Square 1, leading the expansion of the New England region while providing growth financing to dozens of venture-backed companies. Previously, Michael was an investor at Edison Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners, and Summit Partners.

Michael earned an AB from Harvard University ( ’00), where he was a four-year letter winner in both Varsity Football and Varsity Baseball. Michael later received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Notable Deals: JUMP, SimpliSafe, Getaround, STRIVR


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