Michael Eisenberg has been a key figure in Internet and software investing in Israel since 1995, playing a central role in the development of many of Israelâ€™s leading companies and startups.
Prior to joining Benchmark, Michael was a partner at Israel Seed Partners for eight years. Michael joined Israel Seed in 1997 from Jerusalem Global, where he started and headed the firmâ€™s successful investment banking group and partnership with Montgomery Securities.
Investments: Conduit, Wix, Clarizen, Digital Fuel, Finjan, Gigya, Answers.com (Amex ANSW), Picturevison (acquired: EK), Seeking Alpha, Shopping.com (Nasdaq: EBAY), Tradeum (acquired: VERT), Xacct (acquired: DOX), and Zlango.
Other Affiliations: Michael previously served on the board of Snunit, Israel’s foremost nonprofit organization, specializing in integrating technology and the Internet into Israelâ€™s elementary schools. Michael also lectures frequently on the topics of venture capital and entrepreneurship at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Education: Michael holds a BA in Political Science from Yeshiva University in New York.