Mike Jerstad

Mike Jerstad is a Partner at PrairieGold Venture Partners where he oversees all aspects of the firm’s investment activities, from sourcing, structuring and negotiating investments to serving as a board member for portfolio companies. He currently serves on the boards of Grand Prairie Foods, Chronix Biomedical, Orasi Medical, Virtual Incision and Lineagen. Prior to joining PrairieGold, Mike worked in Piper Jaffray's Healthcare Investment Banking Group in its Minneapolis and San Francisco offices, specializing in merger and acquisition advisory services and public and private equity financing. Before Piper, Mike was an Attorney at Briggs and Morgan, P.A. in Minneapolis, specializing in business litigation, employment law and contracts. He received his B.A. from Tufts University, his J.D. from Georgetown University and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.  jerstad@pgvp.com