Mickias Hailu is an Associate at Portage Ventures, a fintech-focused venture fund with a global reach (Seed, Series A, B, C). He is associated with the New York office and resides in Connecticut.
Prior to Portage, Mickias worked for The Hartford (NYSE: HIG) as a Senior Analyst supporting M&A and Strategic Venture Capital (Seed, Series A, B) where he helped execute $6 billion in transaction value. During his time in business school, he worked with Core Innovation Capital, a fintech-focused venture fund.
Mickias holds a B.Sc. in Finance and minor in Global Enterprise Technology (magna cum laude) from Syracuse University. He also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. Mickias is a recipient of the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation. He is an alumni and active volunteer for Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), a nonprofit that is helping build corporate leadership pipelines with qualified Black, Latinx and Native American candidates.
Mickias is attending / has attended:
Venture Summit Virtual Connect 21