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Mike Sigal

500 Startups


United States



Mike Sigal is a Partner at 500 Fintech, a San Francisco-based early-stage venture fund and accelerator. With over 220 investments in 26 countries, including Credit Karma, Grab, RealtyShares, Simple (acquired by BBVA) and Stripe, 500 is the world’s most active early-stage investor supporting the digital transformation of financial services. Mike also serves as principal architect of Upside, a corporate coaching and acceleration practice that helps corporations develop more innovative cultures and improve the operational efficiency of their innovation investments. Mike’s spent 25 years working in the global startup ecosystem as an entrepreneur & innovation advisor, including as founder of 6 companies (3 exits, 1 IPO) and advisor to dozens of institutions.