Michael is a Partner at Eight Roads Ventures, focusing on venture and growth investments in technology companies across Europe. With $3.6Bn under management and a 50-year history of investing, Eight Roads helps companies across the globe to become leaders in their field.
Previously, Michael was at Accel in London, where he was involved with companies such as Celonis, Funding Circle, GoCardless, Packlink, Qubit, Semmle, Shift Technology, SpaceApe, WeaveWorks and WorldRemit.
Originally from Russia, Michael lived for 10 years in Berlin, before spending another 10+ years in the US. He received a BA from Yale University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.