Michael Finkelstein is a Venture Partner at Stage where he focuses primarily on capital raising and portfolio exits. Prior to joining Stage, Michael spent six years as the CEO & Founder of The Credit Junction, a leading FinTech lending and analytics platform.
Michael has been an operational and financial executive at primarily high-growth companies for the past 15 years and has co-founded and/or held executive positions across companies within the technology, financial services, and media industries and has successfully raised an aggregate of $350M in debt and equity for those businesses. Michael started his career in corporate finance at Salomon Brothers. Michael received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.