Mike is a Co-Founder and host of VANTEC, which was launched in 1999 together with Steve Hnatiuk, Richard McMahon and Ullrich Schade. Mike is also a co-host of the Vancouver Chapter of the Keiretsu Forum, and a co-founder of TIMIA Capital (formally GreenAngel Energy).
For over 30 years, Mike has been active in the development of new high technology ventures. Mike began his entrepreneurial journey back in 1973, when he started his own company (Volker-Craig Ltd), which he successfully exited in 1981.
Thealzel is an entrepreneur and angel investor. She co-manages the VANTEC Angel Network with Mike and Steve, she is a founder and president of the E-Fund Angel Investment Fund, and she co-hosts the Vancouver chapter of the Keiretsu Forum. Thealzel is a senior partner with management consulting firm Rocket Builders, where she provides advice on marketing strategy and commercialization.