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EMex Americas: The Emerging Manager Exchange
November 2024
New York, NY

Michael Akindele
Managing Partner at Uncharted Future Ventures


Michael Akindele, an influential figure in venture-building, is a General Partner, Fund Manager, and Angel Investor renowned for his expertise in startups and venture capital. Celebrated as one of the top 50 alumni of George Mason University and recognized by Forbes and Shark Tank, he's the driving force behind Uncharted Future Ventures, backing diverse-led startups. Over 17 years, Michael's domain knowledge includes digital transformation, agile strategy, and design thinking. He notably launched Sweetkiwi, an international Greek yogurt brand, in Washington, D.C., with a presence in 2,000+ locations. Author of "Rooted to Succeed," Michael emphasizes the symbiosis of faith, leadership, and personal development. With a B.S. in Information Technology from the Volgenau School of Engineering and a business minor, he is a blend of tech acumen and entrepreneurial insight, dedicated to making a meaningful impact.

Agenda Sessions

  • Emerging Manager Showcases: Rapid-fire presentations and Q&A - Part I