Ayelet Tako

Ayelet joined Pitango in June 2019. She brings with her extensive experience facilitating strategic partnerships between global entities and strategic players in the Israeli innovation ecosystem.

Prior to joining Pitango, Ayelet managed strategic partnerships at Start-Up Nation Central. In this role, she partnered with Global 1000 clients to identify their business challenges and growth engines, and direct them to relevant partners and solutions in the Israeli start-up and innovation ecosystem. In this capacity, Ayelet facilitated hundreds of introductions between global entities and Israeli partners, which led to dozens of POCs, commercial agreements, and investments.

Prior to joining Start-up Nation Central, Ayelet served as Global Corporate Communications Manager at Adama Agricultural Solutions, one of the world’s leading crop-protection companies.

Ayelet holds an International Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and an MA in social psychology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.