Michael Hagele works as an outside general counsel for technology companies who serve the internet, aerospace, defense, and biotechnology industries. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Iowa and received his Juris Doctor after finishing up his studies at the University of California at Berkeley. Before he opened up his own practice, Hagele served internet companies who were supported by venture capitalists and took care of their legal business. He also worked for Fenwick & West LLP. where he learned quite a bit that would help him in the future. He has also been a part of many early-stage companies as an investor or founder.
Michael Hagele suggests that entrepreneurs do physical activity and do it every day, if possible. He says that it helps him stay focused and sharp and that it also re-energizes him. He has found that it is a good way to take a break from matters at work and to clear his mind. He also recommends entrepreneurs today to take part in social media, because it can really help a businessperson to connect with their clients or customers in a closer kind of way. Personally, he doesn’t spend a lot of his time on social media, but he does recognize the importance of it in today’s world. Follow Michael on Twitter.
Michael Hagele believes that one of the most exciting trends, on the horizon, is artificial intelligence. He has commented that the ways of using AI technology is unlimited, and he has invested in companies that work with AI, himself. He finds machine learning fascinating and knows that it can help investors in ways that they have never been able to be helped up to this point in time. He figures that it will continue to be relevant and expects to continue learning more about the many ways that this kind of technology can be used for investing purposes.
Michael Hagele believes that tenacity is the key to making a business succeed, and he also believes in finding trends before they’ve made their impact on the investment world. It is these two qualities that he believes makes him a successful investor and entrepreneur.