Michael Loeb, a serial entrepreneur, is currently the President and CEO of Loeb Enterprises, a private venture investor, startup incubator and operator of consumer marketing businesses. He is also the originator of the innovative Venture Collective model, which forms the basis of Loeb.nyc.
Michael was previously the President of the Synapse Group, Inc., now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Time Warner. Michael co-founded the company in 1992 with Priceline.com founder, Jay Walker. Under Michael’s direction, Synapse grew to become the largest seller of consumer magazine subscriptions worldwide, leveraging its revolutionary and patented “continuous service” model to fundamentally change the industry.
Loeb Enterprises was founded in 2006 after the sale of Synapse Group to Time Warner was completed. Synapse Group is now owned by Meredith Corp. There are two parts of Loeb Enterprises: early-stage venture investing which is funded internally, and an incubator for startups for our own ideas.
Early-stage companies are provided with a toolshed of services and access to skilled consultants in a variety of disciplines, including operations, sales & marketing, branding, strategy, data analytics and most importantly - community.
Prior to Synapse, Michael enjoyed an eight-year career at Time Warner. He currently resides in New York City with his wife and family.