About Us

Meet the Team

Michael Clouser

Palo Alto US | Vancouver Canada | Edinburgh UK

Entrepreneur, Educator, Researcher, Writer, Blogger, Speaker

  • Co-founder of technology ventures (software, internet, research)
  • EU Managing Director of OSET Foundation
  • Taught technology entrepreneurship and business management over 10 years
  • Former director of Edinburgh-Stanford Link, technology entrepreneurship education
  • Former Venture Capitalist in Silicon Valley with Dot Edu Ventures, a Stanford-related? venture capital fund that invested in student and faculty information technology ventures
  • Former CEO of Student Agencies Incorporated (Cornell University affiliate, conglomerate, incubator and student venture fund). Managed a company of 150 student employees in 14 SBUs that were managed by undergraduate students
  • Co-founder of TechCube in Edinburgh, Scotland?s first private technology incubator, based on grounds of former university vet school property
  • Assisted with and advised various university- and university student-fund startups and incubation projects
  • BS (Hotel School) and MBA (Johnson School) at Cornell University over 7 years
  • MSc (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) and PhD work ?? Business School -University of Edinburgh over 7 years
  • Student entrepreneur, various ventures over a 14 year period including Gadder

Shing Pan – Partner

Palo Alto US


Shing is a seasoned marketer and a serial entrepreneur. As an advisor and mentor to technology startups, Shing brings tremendous knowledge and experiences from product ideation, business formation, investment strategy, fund raising, product launch, sales and marketing, partnership to corporate growth and exit strategy…

Shing has held a variety of engineering and business roles including Vice President of Marketing, Vice President of Product Marketing, Vice President of Business Development and Director of Market Development for small, medium and large size companies. She has successfully launched companies, hardware and software products, into various industry verticals.

Her employment and clients include cutting edge technology startups through to global billion dollar corporations in both consumer and enterprise space. Sample employment and clients include (in alphabetical order):

Chunhui Zhang – Partner

Edinburgh UK | Beijing China


  • Entrepreneur
  • Videographer
  • Designer
  • eLearning specialist