Michael Heller

Venture Partner


"Besides having a terrific track record in the industry, the Oak HC/FT team is dynamic. We share a view on big opportunities within the Healthcare and FinTech space and a common philosophy around how to pursue those opportunities."

Active Investments

  • Groundspeed
  • Kasisto

Prior Investments

  • Urjanet (acquired by Arcadia)

Michael Heller (FT), a Venture Partner at Oak HC/FT, joined the firm in 2016 and focuses on growth equity and early-stage venture opportunities in FinTech.

Michael currently serves on the Board of Groundspeed and is also a Board Observer at Kasisto. His prior investments include Urjanet (acquired by Arcadia).

Prior to joining Oak HC/FT, Michael served as President of FactorTrust (acquired by TransUnion in November 2017), an alternative credit bureau using proprietary data and predictive analytics to generate solutions unavailable from traditional credit bureaus. Prior to FactorTrust, Michael co-founded Argus Information & Advisory LLC, an information services firm serving the global banking industry. It was sold to Verisk Analytics in 2012. Before founding Argus, he was a consultant at First Manhattan Consulting Group.

Michael received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University and an MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Dream vacation?

Anything with Scuba diving or Mickey Mouse (or both).

What was your first job?

Packing rolls of bias binding into boxes (look it up).

Favorite board game?


If you had one superpower, what would it be?

Super Metabolism

Where were you born?