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Michael Larsen

Managing Director, Private Client Practice

Michael is a Managing Director n the private client practice at Cambridge Associates. Michael has more than 20 years of private equity experience and has been at Cambridge Associates for more than fifteen years. He advises a range of institutions, foundations, endowments, and private clients in the U.S., Asia, and Europe on private investment portfolio construction and manager selection.  Michael specializes in technology investing and serves as a firmwide resource on U.S. and China venture capital, emerging managers, and secondary markets.  Michael regularly leads manager due diligence projects in private equity and is a frequent speaker at conferences on the topics of venture capital, private markets, and portfolio construction.

Prior to joining Cambridge Associates, Michael began his career at Boston Millennia Partners, a multistage venture capital firm. He made early-stage investments in biotechnology and enterprise software and shared responsibility for seven portfolio companies totaling over $30 million in invested capital. Michael also worked in economic development as a consultant to OTF Group.  Working in Afghanistan, he formed and advised a commercial banking association and a legislative working group to lay a foundation for private investment in small and medium sized enterprises.

Michael received his MBA from Dartmouth College and his BA from Middlebury College.

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