Jean-Michel Arnoult (JM) is a faculty member and Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the USC Iovine and Young Academy.
Arnoult worked at Microsoft for several years where he was part of the team that launched the Bing search engine. Later, on a mission to democratize investing in private companies, he co-founded Crowdfunder, a leading equity crowdfunding platform.
For the last ten years, Arnoult has been advising numerous venture-backed startups on strategy, fundraising and scaling exponentially. Helpr, Unest, NICKLpass, Champions Round and Deep Isolation are among the companies Arnoult currently works with.
He is also a VC scout for several Venture Funds in the US, Europe and Latin America.