focus and expertise

Founders Investing in Founders was founded in 2020 by Michael Rumiantsau, co-founder of FriendlyData (sold to ServiceNow). Our aim is to enable tenacious people around the world to build companies that will improve work and life with AI and data.

Our Focus:

  • AI / NLP / Machine Learning
  • Data / Analytics
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Cybersecurity
  • Future of Work
  • Industry Expertise

  • Network in Silicon Valley

  • Quick Funding

  • Offshore Talent

our team

It's Not About Money, it's About People

Michael Rumiantsau

Founder, Managing Director

Michael is an entrepreneur and investor. He cofounded FriendlyData, led it as CEO, and sold it to ServiceNow; he also cofounded Narrative BI, where he serves as chairman. He has provided early funding and advice for dozens of startups. He is a Managing Director at, a Silicon Valley startup platform focused on the Future of Work. He is also listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 List.


Portfolio Companies


Founded by Immigrants, Black Founders or Female-led

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