About Michael Van
Areas of Expertise: Bootstrapping, Financial Modelling, Finance, Sales, Sales Development, Market Research, Retail Tech, eCommerce, CPG Startups, Founder Disputes, B2C Marketplaces, Content Marketing, UX/UI Design
Mike leads strategy, business development, and marketing at Furnishr, a furnishing platform focused on residential and hospitality. He bootstrapped Furnishr for 7 years and is a well-respected startup advisor and mentor. Prior to Furnishr, he spent over 7 years in the marketing, CPG, and oil & gas industry, holding various finance and strategy lead roles.
Mike has a CPA and CMA designation and a Honours Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Economics from the University of Toronto.
In his spare time, he can be found walking around with his furry companion Kiba, cheering on for the Raptors, or eating his way around the world.