Michael Gruber Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Portfolio
  • 3

Michael Gruber General Information


Mr. Michael Gruber serves as Managing Partner at Salveo Capital. He also serves as Advisor at JLS Fund. He also is an Angel Investor. He also served as Board Member and Board Observer at SDBIC. He also serves as Investment Partner of the Fund and Member of Investment Committee at Independence Equity Management. He has extensive experience with early stage investments particularly in the information technology, material science, and energy sectors. Mr. Gruber is a Partner and Co-Founder of VentureLab, where he works with emerging growth companies in interim executive capacities on go-to-market and financial strategies. His prior industry experience includes key operational roles in high growth corporations (Koei Corporation, Intuit, InsWeb, Silicon Investor), two of which went public and one of which was acquired by a strategic investor. Mr. Gruber had founded Cornerstone Angels and Keiretsu Forum Chicago/ Midwest, private investment organizations of high net worth investors focused on growth stage investments. He was also a Director of Taproot Ventures, an early stage investment affiliate of the Harbour Group, an investment and holding company with assets under management of $1.3 Billion. Mr. Gruber currently serves on the Board of Directors for ACG Chicago as Co-Chair of the Venture Network and Cleantech Network, and serves on the Board of Advisors of Factory Physics, Inc., and the Institute for Sustainability and Energy (ISEN) and NUvention Energy at Northwestern University. He received a BA in International Relations and Economcis from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He also served as Board Member and Board Observer at Intellihot Green Technologies.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 2100 Sanders Road
  • Suite 170
  • Northbrook, IL 60062
  • United States
+1 (312) 000-0000

Michael Gruber Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Autonomic Materials 27-Sep-2017 Later Stage VC 000 Industrial Chemicals Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
000000000 25-Aug-2014 0000 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
00000 16-Feb-2013 00000 (00000 Property and Casualty Insurance Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
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Michael Gruber Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Michael Gruber Angel Investor 00 0 0 Northbrook, IL
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Michael Gruber Co-Investors (8)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bo Patel 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Burwell Investments 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Camino Real Capital Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Phoenix Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Solvay Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
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