Rosecliff CFO, Mickael Dada Amos, has been named one of the 30 Black Stars of 2019 by Face2Face Africa, the world’s premiere Pan-Africa publication.

Tessa Battistin
Sep 16 · 2 min read

30 Black Stars is an initiative created by Face2face Africa to highlight and celebrate the achievements and impact of African, African-American, and Caribbean-American business and professional leaders in the United States. Each year, Face2face identifies and honors 30 outstanding professionals, across all industries, who have distinguished themselves and are paving a way for minorities through a commitment to excellence.

Mickael has been honored alongside:

  • Michael Armstrong, EVP of Paramount Pictures
  • Anne Jean-Baptiste, Head of Product Inclusion at Google
  • Sekou Kaalund, Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase
  • Sabina Dankwa, VP at Goldman Sachs
  • Ezinne Kwubiri, Head of Inclusion and Diversity at H&M
  • Mikeisha Anderson Jones, VP, Global Diverse Exec Engagement at American Express

Born in Cotonou, Benin, Mickael is fluent in French. He earned a B.S. in Banking & Finance in Benin graduating Magna Cum Laude and his M.S. in Accountancy (MSA) from Wake Forest University’s School of Business on a full academic scholarship. Mickael is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed by the State of New York, and is currently pursuing the CFA designation.

Prior to joining Rosecliff Ventures, Mickael was the Fund Controller at Kuramo Capital Management, a multi-asset class manager serving institutional investors looking to invest in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mickael started his career at PwC in the Investment Management Tax group where he assisted alternative asset mangers to meet their U.S. tax reporting regulations.

The Rosecliff Team extends a hearty congratulations to all the recipients of the 30 Black Stars award!

Rosecliff Ventures

Rosecliff Ventures is a venture capital fund based in New York City. We have a growing portfolio of fantastic businesses that make life better, brighter, bolder, and more efficient. Founded in 2016 by Michael Murphy and Michael Caso.

Tessa Battistin

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Platform Manager at Rosecliff Ventures. Formerly at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator and 37 Angels.

Rosecliff Ventures

Rosecliff Ventures is a venture capital fund based in New York City. We have a growing portfolio of fantastic businesses that make life better, brighter, bolder, and more efficient. Founded in 2016 by Michael Murphy and Michael Caso.

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