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Name  Mike Moyer
Role  Author

Mike Moyer httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommons22
Born  4 August 1971 (age 44) (1971-08-04) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Occupation  Author, Entrepreneur, university educator
Education  University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Kansas
Books  Slicing Pie: Funding Your Co, How to Make Colleges, Aci Career Basics: The Insurance, Business Basics: A Guide to, Slicing Pie

Dividing Up Equity, with Mike Moyer Author of Slicing Pie

Michael Dirck Moyer (born in 1971) is an American entrepreneur, author, adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University, and adjunct associate professor at the University of Chicago He has written eight books in support of achieving success in advanced education or business, including the 2008 book How to Make Colleges Want You, and the 2012 book Slicing Pie, about dividing up equity in early-stage companies.


Moyer and his business partner Alyson Tesler were the winners of the 2003 New Venture Challenge at the University of Chicago for which their start-up company, Vicarious Communications, Inc., received a $25,000 investment from the university.


Moyer attended the University of Kansas, receiving a BA degree in 1995. He then studied integrated marketing communications at Northwestern University, receiving an MS degree in 1996, after which he received an MBA degree from the University of Chicago in 2004.

Business ventures

In 1992, Moyer founded Moondog, a manufacturer of outdoor clothing and accessories In 2003, Moyer founded Vicarious Communication, Inc, a marketing services company serving the veterinary industry, the company was funded by a $1 million angel round that included the University of Chicago In 2005, Moyer was the Vice President of Brand Strategy when Workhorse, a startup chassis manufacturer, was acquired by International Truck and Engine Corporation In 2006, Moyer co-founded, which helps students find the right college and was financed through a $5 million angel round. In 2012, Moyer created Slicing Pie, a formula for creating fair equity splits for early-stage companies.


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