Sheel Mohnot, a partner at 500 Startups, the most active venture capital firm in the world, is our keynote speaker at Flight and will be hanging out with VIP ticket holders at our VIP party. Sheel was a founding partner at 500 FinTech and currently leads fintech investments for 500 Startups. His startup experience includes founding 2 companies with successful exits.
He is a co-founder of Thistle, a subscription plant-based meal delivery service. Previously, he was head of business development at Groupon, after selling FeeFighters to them in early 2012. He also runs a podcast called The Pitch (http://thepitch.vc) where founders pitch investors.
Prior to FeeFighters, Sheel worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. His startup experience includes founding an e-retailer and an online magazine, and he also worked to get Kiva.org off the ground as their first director of online marketing.
Sheel holds a BS in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.