Mike Silva focuses on growth stage investing for Vulcan Capital and is based in Palo Alto. Mike targets category-leading Internet and software companies and has been closely involved in Vulcan’s investments in Alibaba, Dataminr, Emotive, Flipkart, Grab, Intercom, Loft, Nelogica, Neon, Signal Sciences, Spotify, TraceLink, TrueCar, Uber, Wildlife Studios, and Zuora.
Prior to joining Vulcan, Mike worked in the San Francisco office of FTV Capital where he focused on investments into SaaS and technology companies. Previously, Mike began his career at Golden Gate Capital where he focused on buyout and growth equity investments.
Mike received a BA in Economics and MS in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, while playing middle linebacker on the varsity football team. He also received an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.