Mike Melby is an investor & entrepreneur focused on human performance.
He currently serves as Managing Partner at FITLAB, an early-stage investment fund focused on human performance (health/sports/fitness). Prior to FITLAB, Mike was a Vice President at New Evolution Ventures (NeV), where he invested in and operated health clubs worldwide and served as head of business development for portfolio company UFC Gym.
Prior to moving into the health & fitness space, Mike was co-founder & CEO of PayDivvy, a social payment technology company, which was acquired by Higher One. He was also a founding advisor of TapIt!, a mobile advertising technology company, which was acquired by Phunware.
Prior to being a tech founder, Mike was a private equity investor with ClearLight Partners, a $900 million fund based in Newport Beach, and an investment banking analyst with FBR Capital Markets (f/k/a Friedman Billings Ramsey).
Mike has an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from UC Berkeley. He is also an avid surfer and lifelong martial arts competitor.