Nechemia (Chemi) J. Peres

Managing General Partner, Co-Founder

Chemi Peres is a Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango.

In 1992, he founded the Mofet Israel Technology Fund, an Israeli venture capital fund publicly traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Prior to Mofet, Chemi held managerial positions at Decision Systems Israel (DSI). Chemi served as a pilot in the Israeli Air Force for 10 years.

Chemi has served on the boards of several NASDAQ companies, such as AudioCodes, BackWeb, Magic Software Enterprises, Aladdin, VocalTec, Orckit Communications and Koor Industries, among others. 


He currently serves on the boards of numerous Pitango portfolio companies.

Chemi also serves as a board member in several non-for-profit organizations. He is chairman of the Peres center for Peace, board member at Social Finance Israel and serves on the board of Governors of The Jewish Diaspora Museum.

He holds BSc. degree in Industrial Engineering and MBA from Tel Aviv University

Visit Chemi's blog:



  • Duda Duda
  • Taboola Taboola
  • TotangoTotango
  • VennVenn
  • ViaVia
Nechemia (Chemi) J. Peres


  • Writing:
  • I keep a daily journal and my blog:
  • Israel:
  • The Sea of Galilee especially
  • London, Paris, Rome & NYC:
  • Wholesome cities, full of character, rich culture, art, interesting people, tantalizing culinary experiences, shaping the Western World.
  • Giving Back:
  • Personal and Social Responsibility, Impact Investing and Social Finance
  • Architecture:
  • Studied it in high school and I believe it is the ultimate profession to combine creativity and creation.