3. Michael Adam
Founder and CEO
Launched: September 2013
What We Like: Having played football for Vanderbilt, Adam knows a thing or two about working as a team. He started BankMyBiz.com as a way to make it easier to match borrowers and lenders—think dating site for entrepreneurs and bankers. This new effort is Adam’s follow-up to a decade-plus career as a commercial lender.
Bragging Rights: Newsfeed, profile, messaging, followers—sound familiar? It was only a matter of time before banking got social and incorporated the lingo permeating our online lives. Adam’s easy-to-use platform is already working nationwide, with a focus on Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Chicago. Could BankMyBiz be the next big financial tech company to come out of Wisconsin?