Michael Yang Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 3

  • Exits
  • 2


Michael Yang General Information


Mr. Michael Yang is an Angel Investor. serves as Mr. Michael Yang serves as a Board Member at Hanmi Bank. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Ucode. He also co-founded the company. He also previously served on the advisory board of aisle411. He served as the Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder of mySimon. He founded Become.com in January 2004 with the goal of developing the next generation shopping search engine, and Become, Inc. Prior to Become, Inc. he founded Verifia Inc. (formerly NetGeo) and served it as CEO. Prior to this, Michael founded mySimon.com in 1998 and served as its CEO. Prior to mySimon.com, Michael held positions at Xerox Corp., Intergraph Corporation, TeleVideo, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Jazz Multimedia, Inc. Michael has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley, MS degree in Computer Science from Columbia University and MBA degree from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He has served on the advisory board of the Stanford Institute of Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) at Stanford University as well as on the IT Advisory Council for President George W. Bush.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

Michael Yang Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Baobab Studios 03-Dec-2015 Early Stage VC 000 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue
Korbit 20-Jan-2014 00000 (00000 00000 Financial Software Profitable 0000000 0000
UCode 30-Dec-2010 00000 00000 00000 Educational Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
Become 01-Sep-2004 Early Stage VC 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 0000
Felix & Paul Studios Early Stage VC 00.00 Movies, Music and Entertainment Generating Revenue 0000000 0000

Michael Yang Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Korbit 26-Sep-2017 Merger/Acquisition 0000
Become 04-Dec-2014 0000000000

Michael Yang Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Michael Yang Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Yang Angel Investor 0 0 Los Angeles, CA

Michael Yang FAQs

  • Who is Michael Yang?

    Michael Yang is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Michael Yang?

    Michael Yang is an angel investor.

  • What does Michael Yang do?

    As an angel investor, Michael Yang invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Michael Yang invested in?

    Michael Yang has made numerous investments in companies like Baobab Studios, Korbit, and UCode within the Movies, Music and Entertainment, Financial Software, and Educational Software industries.

  • What has Michael Yang invested in recently?

    Michael Yang's latest investment was on 03-Dec-2015 in Baobab Studios, a company within the Movies, Music and Entertainment industry.

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