Mike Sherbakov

Mike Sherbakov

General Partner, The Veteran Fund


Mike Sherbakov is CEO of Greatness Ventures, supporting impact-driven leaders and brands.

He has led the business accelerator to thousands of investor members and hundreds of companies in their impact portfolio. Their venture philanthropy arm has built homes in underdeveloped communities since 2014 and continues to lead impact trips open for the community to join.

He serves as General Partner at The Veteran Fund, a pre-seed venture capital fund in Silicon Valley, and Director of San Diego’s Founder Institute, the largest early-stage startup accelerator in the world.

Mike has previously founded three startups (HMS Fitness, Karuna Towels, Greatness Media), helped grow two companies from 0 to $20M+ valuations (Wildfire and NurishMe), and consulted with large companies including Fitbit, lululemon athletica, Equinox, and Qualcomm.

He served on active duty as a United States Marine, graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Diego State University, has traveled to 58 countries and counting, and believes that our greatness is not what we have but what we give.


General Partner

The Veteran Fund

2021 - Present

Managing Director

Founder Institute

2021 - Present

Venture Partner


20222 - 2022

Managing Partner

Greatness Ventures

2016 - Present

Founder & CEO

Greatness Ventures

2015 - Present

Brand Ambassador & Strategy Consultant


2015 - 2020

Brand Ambassador & Strategy Consultant


2015 - 2018

Founder & CEO

Karuna Towels

2013 - 2016

Wellness Coordinator & Director of Community


2014 - 2015

Assistant General Manager of Fitness Programs

The Bay Club Company

2012 - 2014

Sergeant & Martial Arts Instructor

United States Marine Corps

2003 - 2008


  • Bachelor or Science, Kinesiology from San Diego State University


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