Meir Dardashti

Principal

Meir is an Investment Principal who joined the fund in 2019. Meir draws upon experience in policy and regulation, corporate innovation, and venture capital to structure Maniv’s investment processes in MENA, Europe, and beyond.

Prior to Maniv, Meir was an associate partner at a boutique consulting firm focused on government innovation policy and corporate tech scouting. Meir advised on public-private partnerships incentivizing innovation, as well as technology transfer and commercialization of academic R&D. He also scouted Israeli innovation for Latin American market leaders in the insurance and IT spaces.

Meir graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, and holds an MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Meir is married with two children.