- 2018 Speakers
Rakuten Capital , Principal, FinTech Fund
Michael is a Principal at Rakuten Capital, based in the U.S. He leads investments in international fintech and mobility startups. He has completed over 15 investment and M&A deals since joining Rakuten in 2014. Prior to Rakuten, Michael spent over 10 years in private equity and investment banking positions with firms in the U.S., including H.I.G. Capital and Lehman Brothers. Michael earned his MBA at Duke University and his undergrad degree at Northwestern University.