Michael Jarvis by Shannon | Sep 8, 2022 Michael Jarvis Michael Jarvis is a proven business leader with significant professional investment and startup operating experience. He began his career in New York City with Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Equity Capital Markets analyst covering hedge fund and mutual fund clients. He then joined the investment committee at Clovis Capital Management, a generalist long/short equity fund, where he served as Head of Trading for 4 years. In 2018, Michael moved to San Francisco to lead sales and marketing of an early stage payment processing platform. In addition to formulating a go-to-market strategy, he secured the first enterprise client and anchor investor for the company’s series A fundraise. More recently, Michael led Growth for an edtech platform in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. He is deeply passionate about supporting early stage founders and regularly serves as an advisor to startups bringing new products to market and establishing initial institutional investors. Michael graduated from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, where he served as captain of the Men’s Lacrosse team. He also earned his MBA from Darden School of Business and is a member of Going VC’s 8th cohort.