Michael Cichowski Joins FTV Capital as Partner
We are delighted to share that Michael Cichowski has joined FTV as partner. Mike will focus on investments in financial services and payments, further strengthening our significant expertise and successful track record in this sector over the last 25 years. He will be based in our New York office.
Mike brings over 16 years of growth equity and venture capital investing experience and a successful track record focused on financial technology. Prior to FTV, Mike was head of growth equity at Aquiline Technology Growth, where he helped launch a new strategy, build a team and raise multiple funds. Mike helped lead theme development, sourcing, execution, monitoring and value creation as a board member for a number of companies and exits.
Prior to Aquiline, Mike was managing director of a family office where he led early- and growth-stage venture capital investments. He previously spent over seven years at Edison Partners helping build the firm’s financial technology practice. Earlier in his career, Mike held operating roles at Merrill Lynch, Monitor Group and a venture-backed startup. He earned a B.S. degree in computer science from Rutgers University and a M.S. degree in computer science from Columbia University.
Please join us in giving a Mike a warm welcome to FTV.