Mr. Michael Granoff
Founder & Managing Partner, Maniv Mobility
Michael Granoff is founder and Managing Director of Maniv Mobility, a venture capital fund based in Tel Aviv which invests globally in startup companies at the intersection of transportation and technology. Founded in 2015, Maniv manages over $160 million including two funds, with an investor base including more than a dozen global parts and auto manufacturers and a portfolio of more than 30 companies spanning eight countries.
Among the corporate boards on which Mr. Granoff sits are Hailo, a Tel Aviv-based developer of silicon chips for energy-efficient edge computing on-board vehicles; Revel, a New York-based provider of shared electric mopeds and Tesla-based rideshare; Zoomo, a Sydney-based distributor of specialized electric bikes for delivery couriers; and the Dubai-based Fenix, which provides shared electric scooters throughout the GCC. He is also a founding board member of the Washington, DC-based policy and advocacy group Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE); his past board roles have included that of electric car network developer Better Place. He has been involved in three US Presidential campaigns and has received several awards including Brandeis University’s Asper Award for Global Entrepreneurship.
Mr. Granoff holds a B.A. from Tufts University, an MBA and JD from Kellogg, Northwestern University, has completed over 25 marathons and is a father of four.