Michael Broughton is the founder and CEO of Altro. He founded Altro in 2019, following personal frustrations with access to credit and financial tools. Prior to Altro, Michael spent time in Venture Capital, scouting for Sequoia Capital and working with early stage startups such as - Madefor, working with Blake Mycosike on launching the brand, shipping first product and understanding consumer spending (starting as us 4 out of his office at Toms); to Launching DOAPKitchens product at unis and creating their University Program, with the program starting at USC and expanding to local universities.
Michael currently sits on the board of a ~900M Credit Union, turning from a board member to Vice Chairman in the past 4 years. He now spends his time in consumer finance, investing/advising companies such as Burst, StreetFins, LendMe, Of All Trades, Barcode, and others. Altro, since inception, has raised over $20M and grown its team across the United States. Altro aims to serve the 86M Americans who do not have access to finance.