Michelle Tu

San Mateo, California, US

Biologist turned entrepreneur with a desire to disrupt STEM learning.
Michelle's Skills
User Experience
Product Management
Business Development

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

About Michelle

My first company, CURA Skincare, was founded in 2015. After years of research, I discovered calcium's important role in skin regeneration and saw an opportunity to use my findings to develop effective, calcium-based skincare products that everyone could benefit from.

My next venture involves disrupting STEM learning by introducing young children to STEM career paths through a fun, interactive mobile game app. I am currently seeking a co-founders with programming & UI/UX mobile game design experience.

If you are passionate about STEM education, technology, and design I would love to get in touch!


“Destiny is not a matter of chance; it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” - William Jennings Bryan

Work Experience

Founder & CEO

CURA Skincare

September 2015 - Today

Chief formulator at CURA Skincare and innovator of RENOVOCEL™ Complex. CURA is the first to uncover the incredible regenerative and reparative powers of calcium, an essential mineral for maintaining healthy, radiant skin.


Lydian Academy

April 2014 - July 2017

• Taught 1-on-1 courses in math (algebra through calculus), biology, chemistry, and physics in dynamic academic environment • Tailored curriculum to student's learning style and strengths with an emphasis on mastery learning • Helped students develop their academic abilities and achieve long-term academic success


University of California, Davis

Cell & Developmental Biology, PhD

2008 - 2013

University of California, Irvine

Biomedical Engineering, BS

2003 - 2008