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Michael Larsen

Managing Director, Private Client Practice

Michael Larsen is a Managing Director in 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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