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Mike Vorhaus founded Vorhaus Advisors in November 2018. Previously, Mike worked at Magid for 24 years. Mike founded the Magid Internet practice in 1995 and the Magid Gaming Practice in 2001. The Magid Internet and Gaming practices worked with many of the top digital and gaming companies in the U.S. and abroad.
Mike provides consulting services focused on strategy, investment opportunities, product development, business development, corporate development, and marketing to a number of digital and gaming companies. He also provides advice to venture capital and private equity firms in regard to investments in the media and tech spaces.
Mike has provided many companies with assistance on their early-stage fundraising, as well as business development introductions and strategic advice. Mike works with start-ups, as well as larger operating companies.
Mike is a member of the Board of Directors of Perion (Nasdaq: PERI) and Chairs the Nominations Committee, as well as serving on the Audit Committee. Mike has appeared regularly on CNBC, CNBC Asia, MSNBC, CBS, NPR, and Fox Business. Mike has regularly been quoted in various newspapers and Websites, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Reuters, MarketWatch, TheStreet, and others. Mike previously wrote a monthly column for Ad Age.
Mike holds a B.S. in psychology and sociology, cum laude, from Wesleyan University and worked as a fundraiser and transfer of technology officer at the California Institute of Technology and the University of California. Mike also worked for the U.S. House of Representatives, The U.S. Senate, and as a part-time Advance Man in the Carter and Clinton White Houses. Mike has consulted on a number of film projects such as You’ve Got Mail and The Matrix. Mike also appeared in Eddie Murphy’s movie, Imagine That, and is a member of the Screen Actors Guild.