Investment Partner | Investment Committee Member
Mike Lempres is an Investment Partner at Valley Capital Partners, overseeing the firm’s investments in fintech and blockchain, and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Valley Capital Partners, Mike was an EIR at Andreessen Horowitz, overseeing deals from their Web3 portfolio and helping raise their crypto funds. Before that, he served as Chief Legal & Compliance Officer at Coinbase, the leading digital currency company in the US, where he led the legal, compliance, risk, corporate secretary, and government affairs teams. Mike has worked extensively in both the public and private sectors, including senior government positions appointed by three Presidential administrations, as well as serving as the Mayor of Atherton, CA. He graduated from Dartmouth College and the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley and is a member of the board of directors of several notable companies, including Silvergate Bank, Coinbase, and Simba Chain.