Meir Dardashti

Principal

Meir is a Principal who joined Maniv Mobility 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.


​Before joining Maniv, Meir was an associate partner at a boutique consulting firm focused on government innovation policy and corporate tech scouting. Meir advised governments across the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America on public-private programs incentivizing innovation. Drawing from Israel's successful innovation policies of the past 30 years, Meir advised on startup formation and venture capital investment, as well as technology transfer and commercialization of academic R&D. He also scouted Israeli innovation for Latin American market leaders in the insurance, medical devices, and enterprise IT spaces.​


Meir graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Arabic and Islamic Studies and holds an MBA with a focus on Finance from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Meir is married with two children.