Helping entrepreneurs develop the articulation of their value proposition and secure the funding they deserve
from select angel investors; supporting CEO leadership and financial advisory services.
"Mel taught me the finer points of fundraising. I thought I knew what to do, and that I was comfortable doing it,
but he showed me that there is a lot more to learn."
-- a CEO of a technology company who had already raised $35 million
"ALung gets Canadian approval to sell Hemolung system"
Pittsburgh Business Times (February 2013)
Fastball of Pitching Your Company" - TechyVent/Pittsburgh
(June 21, 2004)
to the Top" - Pittsburgh Technology Council TEQ (October
Eagle is a Phoenix" - Pittsburgh Technology Council TEQ (April
and Don'ts for the All-Important Elevator Pitch" - TechyVent/Pittsburgh
(June 7, 2004)
Diary: Sometimes, You Just Have to Take the Leap" - Pittsburgh
Post Gazette (April 2003)
the Right CEO Ended a Saga"
Wall Street Journal (June 2002)
Ventures Principal 'Never' Does the Easy Deal - Pittsburgh Business
Times (June 29 - July 5, 1992)