Sheel is a Partner at 500 Startups, running the 500 Startups Fintech Fund, “Financial services for the rest of us” and San Francisco-based fintech accelerator. His own startup experience includes two 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 CarnegieMellon.
“I’m very excited to join for Istanbul TALKS – the conference looks to be full of amazing presenters in a country ripe for fintech disruption”