Eyal Niv

Managing General Partner

Main investment focus :

IT infrastructure
Semiconductors
Internet

Eyal Niv joined Pitango in October 2015 as a Managing General Partner. He is serving on the Board of Directors of Graphcore and igiazio. 

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.)

Prior to that, Eyal was an Analyst at Giza Financial Advisory where he advised large and public clients on M&A transactions.

Eyal was involved in the following investments: LogzIO – Machine Data Analytics, CallApp – Social mobile identity provider, Altair Semiconductors – LTE chipset provider (acquired by Sony), AdExtent – An Adtech company, Lucid – Embedded power management for mobile devices (acquired by Google).

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.

 


BOARD MEMBER OF

  • GraphcoreGraphcore
  • iguazioiguazio
Eyal Niv