Mike Asem is a Partner at VC firm M25, which focuses on seed-stage Midwestern startups in most industries, and is a board member of BLCK VC, which connects, engages, empowers, and advances Black venture investors. He also spearheads MidwestStartups.com, which works to create virtual density for startups and tech in the Midwest, and writes on his personal blog at https://rirts.substack.com/. Mike is also a Kauffman Fellow, loves food, wine, and travel, and resides in Chicago with his wife, Erikka.
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