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MICHAEL HELLER

Venture Partner

FinTech

"Besides having a terrific track record in the industry, the Oak HC/FT team is dynamic. We share a view on big opportunities within the Healthcare and FinTech space and a common philosophy around how to pursue those opportunities."

A Venture Partner since 2016 and previously a Senior Advisor to Oak HC/FT, Michael concentrates on growth equity and early-stage venture opportunities in financial services technology. He has more than 25 years of experience providing information services to the payments and banking industries.

 

Previously Michael served as President of FactorTrust (acquired by TransUnion in November 2017), an alternative credit bureau using proprietary data and predictive analytics to generate solutions unavailable from traditional credit bureaus.

 

Previously, he co-founded Argus Information & Advisory LLC, an information services firm serving the global banking industry, and as its president launched Argus’s syndicated studies, established its data and analytical infrastructure and managed key partners. It was sold to Verisk Analytics in 2012. Before founding Argus, he was a consultant at First Manhattan Consulting Group.

 

He is on the board of FactorTrust and a board observer at Groundspeed, Kasisto and Urjanet.

 

Michael received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics with high honors from Wesleyan University and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

 

Lightning Round with MICHAEL

  • Dream vacation?

    Anything with Scuba diving or Mickey Mouse (or both).

  • What was your first job?

    Packing rolls of bias binding into boxes (look it up).

  • Favorite board game?

    Monopoly

  • If you had one superpower, what would it be?

    Super Metabolism

  • Where were you born?

    Brooklyn

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