Mike Dowdle is an entrepreneur and investor with over 25 years of experience in startup, venture-backed, and publicly traded companies. He is the founding partner of Circadian Ventures, formed in 2020.
Through his company, Circadian Group, Mike has managed a syndicate of investors making investments in 12 early-stage technology companies since 2016. Mike serves on the Boards of Apptega (CyberSec) and EPICA (AI-as-a-service).
Previously, Mike co-founded CPO Commerce, a leading online retailer of tools, equipment, and home goods that was acquired in 2014 by United Stationers (now Staples). He additionally founded an interactive agency that was acquired in 1997 by iXL Enterprises where he was on the executive team taking the company public in 1999. Mike was the co-founder of iXL Ventures, a corporate venture group.
He earned his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and currently serves on the non-profit board of Catholic Charities Atlanta.