Mike Sigal
Partner500 Fintech
Mike Sigal is a Partner at 500 Fintech. With over 225 fintech investments in 26 countries, 500 Startups is the world’s most active early-stage fintech investor. Mike is also co-founder of Upside Partners, a Silicon Valley-based consultancy that helps corporations and institutions develop operational excellence in innovation through the application of startup and VC best practices.

Previously, Mike was the Founding Executive Producer of SWIFT’s Innotribe Challenges, a global program that has resulted in approximately $1B in investments, acquisitions and partnerships between hundreds of participating startups, financial institutions and venture investors.

Mike’s spent 25 years working in the global startup ecosystem as an entrepreneur & innovation advisor, including as founder of 7 companies (3 exits, 1 IPO). He’s an active startup mentor and frequent speaker at industry conferences. He serves as Silicon Valley Ambassador for InnovateFinance, and a non-executive Director of the Digital Finance Institute.