Sheel is a Partner at 500 Startups, running the 500 startups FinTech Fund and accelerator. His own startup experience includes 2 successful FinTech exits – a payments company and a high-stakes auction company. He also created and hosts the startup podcast called The Pitch. He formerly worked as a financial services consultant at BCG and started his FinTech career at the non-profit p2p lender Kiva. Sheel holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS from Carnegie Mellon.
Sheel has been successful as a FinTech founder, with 2 successful exits under his belt as a founder. He loves helping other companies succeed, which is why early-stage investing is a great fit for him.