As a venture Advisor at CrunchFund, Micah Baldwin generates deal flow and works with current portfolio to help optimize their acceleration and growth. With Create33, Micah manages a 22,000 sq ft innovation center focused on the Pacific Northwest's startup ecosystem.
Micah was working with Amazon to support startups and their growth. He formally was at Blurb, Inc where he was VP, Author Development focused on building relationships and innovative products to support authors create quality books and grow audience. Micah was formerly CEO and Founder of Graphicly (Techstars Boulder '09) . Graphicly was a cutting-edge entertainment and digital content publishing platform designed to deliver what authors and publishers need to share their work with audiences. Formally, VP, Business Development and Chief Evangelist for Lijit Networks, after selling his previous startup, Current Wisdom, in the beginning of 2007.
Micah got his start as a university fundraiser, being one of the first to fuze online activities and marketing strategies into alumni fund-raising. In 1996, he sent one of the first email campaigns to help drive alumni fundraising. Over his career, Micah helped universities such as The Catholic University of America and the University of San Diego see their annual giving programs grow by more than 150%. Focusing on business development, online marketing and advertising, and product strategy, Micah was instrumental in the growth of companies such as MyPersonal (now Synacor – IPO), ServiceMagic (acquired by IAC), Indigio Group (acquired by Bridgeline Software) and other less successful startups, such as Kozmo.com.
Micah Baldwin earned his undergraduate degree from University of California, Davis.