Mike Belinsky is a strategic leader and social entrepreneur with 10+ years of work at the intersection of nonprofit management, philanthropy, global development, and impact investing. At Schmidt Futures, Mike helps develop the Talent Ventures portfolio, supports current programs on strategy and execution, and helps design and launch new programs.
Prior to Schmidt Futures, Mike worked at the Bridgespan Group, where he managed consulting teams on strategy and operations projects for senior executives at nonprofit organizations, foundations, and impact investment firms. Prior to Bridgespan, Mike was a co-founder and partner at Instiglio, a Bogota-based nonprofit organization that develops impact bonds and results-based financing programs in low- and middle-income countries. At Instiglio, Mike led a team that designed the first impact bond in India -- the Educate Girls Development Impact Bond. For his work at Instiglio, Mike received the Echoing Green fellowship and the Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurship award