Eyal Niv joined Pitango in October 2015 as a Managing General Partner.
Prior to joining Pitango, Eyal was Managing Partner at Giza VC, where he led the operation of the fund and focused mainly on IT infrastructure, Semiconductors & Internet.
Among the investments Eyal was involved in were XtremIO (acquired by EMC), CrossWise (acquired by Oracle), Pebbles (acquired by Facebook), Oplus (acquired by Intel), Cyota (acquired by RSA & later acquired by EMC), Odysii (acquired by Gilbarco Inc.)
In addition, Eyal was involved in the following investments: LogzIO – Machine Data Analytics, CrossWise – Cross device infrastructure, CallApp – Social mobile identity provider, Altair Semiconductors – LTE chipset provider (acquired by Sony), AdExtent – An Adtech company, Lucid – Embedded power management for mobile devices.
Prior to that, Eyal was an Analyst at Giza Financial Advisory where he advised large and public clients on M&A transaction and financial valuations.
Eyal is also a Co-Founder of The Public Knowledge Workshop – a leading non-profit organization for freedom of information.
Eyal holds a BCom in Corporate Finance from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa.
He’s an avid Mountain Biker and passionate about Photography, Basketball, Snowboarding and Gaming.