Sheel is Partner of the 500 Startups Fintech Fund, and runs the San Francisco-based fintech 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 CarnegieMellon.