Mikal Khoso


Mikal joined Wavemaker in August 2018. He is focused on sourcing new deals, collaborating with partners on diligence and further iterating on our investment process and tech stack. He writes a popular weekly newsletter Emergent on the fastest-growing businesses in emerging markets. 

Prior to joining Wavemaker Mikal was a partner at First Round’s Dorm Room Fund, a student-led venture firm that invests exclusively in student-founded companies. In his time at Dorm Room Fund he led two investments that have collectively raised $45 million in follow on funding. Prior to that he was an Associate at Underscore VC in 2017 where he led two investments as well that collectively have raised $40 million in funding.

Prior to that he worked at the New Ventures Team at Northeastern University, a corporate innovation team tasked with building Edtech companies for the university. Mikal graduated with a B.S. in Economics and Philosophy from Northeastern University in 2018.

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