Mike Silva focuses on growth stage investing for Vulcan Capital and is based in Palo Alto. Prior to joining Vulcan Capital, Mr. Silva worked in the San Francisco office of FTV Capital, a global growth equity firm with $1.5 billion in capital under management, where he focused on investments in the software and technology space. Previously, Mr. Silva worked as an investment banker in the Media & Technology group at Peter J. Solomon Company in New York and at Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity fund with $12 billion in capital under management, where he focused on buyout and growth equity investments.
Mr. Silva received a BA in Economics and MS in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, while playing on the varsity football team. He also received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.