Eli joined Square Peg's Israel office as a Partner in 2016. He is a veteran of the Israeli venture capital industry, having previously served as a Principal at Pitango and an Associate at Canaan Partners, focusing on that fund's Israeli investments.
Prior to joining Canaan, Eli was a strategy consultant and team leader at Shaldor, where he created and helped implement business strategies for leading companies in IT, healthcare, and the consumer goods industries. His understanding of technology is rooted in the prestigious "Haman Talpiot" project, within which he served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Eli holds an MPA degree from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Fischman Scholar, as well as an MSc in management from the London School of Economics, where he was a Chevening Scholar. Eli holds a BA in political science, philosophy, and economics (PPE) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he also graduated from the "Amirim" honors program. He is a member of several business and nonprofit boards.
Eli served his fellowship at Square Peg Capital in Tel Aviv as a member of Class 22.