Mike Kyriacou

Startup Advisor | Corporate Innovation Consultant | Industry Fellow, UC Berkeley


San Francisco Bay Area and Australia

Mike Kyriacou is a serial entrepreneur with 15+ years’ experience building, investing in, negotiating and advising technology ventures in Silicon Valley and internationally. Mike is also adviser to several accelerators and venture capital funds. In 2016 Mike cofounded Strattica Labs, a San Francisco Bay Area FinTech, which applies breakthrough AI to generate actionable, expert-level insights for any US business. The venture is headed by the ex-CEO of American Express Bank in Europe and has a growing pipeline of institutions which themselves total $120Bn in assets under management. He is a Berkeley Industry Fellow, an Expert-in-Residence at Bootstrap Labs (San Francisco Applied AI Venture Fund), is on the advisory board of Santa Clara University Business School, and is an Innovation Bay WA Ambassador. Specializations: Corporate Innovation, Venture Acceleration, Deal/Venture Modelling, Commercialization, Product Strategy

Areas of expertise
Product Strategy

Successful track record building and advising technology-based product companies around the world. Full treatment of product from design thinking through to scaling the product roll-out.

New Venture Acceleration

Successful founder. Advisor to several Venture Capital funds and Accelerators in Silicon Valley, Europe and Australia. Expert-in-Residence (Product and Business Model) at San Francisco AI Fund. Advisory board of Santa Clara University Business School (Silicon Valley). UC Berkeley Industry Fellow (Applied AI) at Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.

Corporate Innovation

Expert leading high technology teams through ideation, business case, problem solution fit, product market fit, scenario planning, venture funding, finding a robust business model and Go-to-Market to expand operations at scale.