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Mike Preuss

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Co-founder, and Managing Director - SF, FounderDating.

Co-founder, and Managing Director - SF, FounderDating.

1 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Part-time now, full-time if it takes off

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Marketing
  • • Product

Involved In





Co-founder October 2012 - present
Managing Director - SF FounderDating March 2012 - present
Advisor Everyme June 2011 - present
Business Development Manager Formspring May 2010 - October 2012
Orr Fellow - 2010 Class Orr Fellowship June 2010 - June 2012
Marketing/Brand Rep CBS College Sports May 2008 - April 2010
Co-Founder MyChapterHouse January 2008 - January 2010
Business Development Duffy Mac Golf April 2009 - August 2009


Indiana University - Kelley School of Business Entrepreneurship & Corporate Innovation, Finance 2006 - 2010

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • UI/Design
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Mobile
  • • Travel
  • • Crowdfunding/sourcing

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Saas • Business Development • Social Media • SQL • Startups

Key Accomplishments

I'm currently the cofounder of Visible. We help early stage investors manage their portfolios and let startups share key data & metrics. Previously I lead business development for Formspring which focused on distribution of the Formspring product, increasing user engagement, and monetization. I graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Entrepreneurship & Finance.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

The ability to take an idea/concept from scratch and build the process to scale it into a fully fledged initiative.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

Think Mike is awesome?
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Abby Beck
Product Development, UI/UX Designer. Previously @Founderdating; ifeelgoods; Bumble and bumble. I <3 efficiency, great products, travel, food
Mike is passionate, driven, and accomplishes everything he sets out to.

Alex Blunk
They're my advisor  •  Founder, Farallon Co.. Previously Partner Relationship Manager, Wantful. University of Wisconsin-Madison grad.
He's passionate about his product and has been part of a bootstrapped startup as well as a funded startup. He gets shit done and ready to ta ... ckle what comes his way.

Abby Beck
They're my friends
She is

Milan Koch
They're my friends  •  Currently Base Ventures / Formerly accelerator Kicklabs, Transmedia Capital. Passion for early-stage tech, excited about Travel and Payments
He's a hustler!

Derek Beckmann
They're my friends
Derek is a proven entrepreneur and would make an awesome addition to the FD community

Rogelio Choy
We worked together
Ro is an amazing leader, operator, and entrepreneur. Anyone would be lucky to have him on their team.

Lucas Jaz
We worked together
Because he is a dog that rides a skateboard.

Steven Roussey
They're my friends  •  Secret Weapon, Weebly and Developer, Firebug Working Group. University of California, Irvine grad.
He's a proven entrepreneur, advisor, and loves early stage companies. He'd be a great addition to the network.