Venture Investing in Digital Media and Big Data

Mike Klein


The Principal at Blue Chip, Mike brings more than seven years of investment and start-up experience. He is responsible for portfolio company management, portfolio board governance, Fund strategy, corporate development and due diligence, and exit planning and execution.

Prior to Blue Chip, Mike worked at Accelerant Venture Capital, where he started as an Analyst, and was quickly promoted to Lead Analyst and then to Associate. While at Accelerant, Mike founded GlideHR, a B2B software company in the HR space, where he led sales and product development. Mike is an avid Lean Start-Up enthusiast and Start-up mentor. He has participated in and spoken at local and nation entrepreneurial events, including Boulder Startup Week.

Mike received his B.S. from La Sierra University and his MBA from Wright State University.


  • Bachelor of Science, La Sierra University (2008)
  • Master in Business Administration, Wright State University (2012)