Michael invests in entrepreneurs building enterprise software and fintech companies. He is interested in talking to founders building the next generation enterprise tools and fintechs solving the structural issues in finance. Deeply passionate about building the entrepreneurial community in fintech, Michael launched Canaan’s FinTech Central in 2015, a quarterly event series covering trends in fintech. Previously, Michael advised technology companies with GCA Savvian and Matrix Capital. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.
Michael in 5
Origins: Bay Area native but spent 3 years in Silicon Alley (NYC)
Travel: Anywhere on the Adriatic Sea
Sport: Dubs road game ‘warrior’. Flew to Cleveland for Game 4s in '16 & '17, Houston Game 7 in '18 & Toronto Game 5 in ’19 (Go Dubs!)
Interests: Active public equities trader always looking for a good short idea
Accomplishments: Built a 3-story house with my father...twice!