Venture Partner @Finistere Ventures (Israel)
Gil Meron is a venture partner based in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Previously Gil has been managing Yarden Group, an investment and advisory firm, where he deployed >$50M in Israeli agri- and clean-tech companies, and advised international investors such as the International Finance Corporation on agritech investments. Prior to that Gil was a consultant with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in London and Tel-Aviv, and an R&D group manager in IBM’s labs in Israel. Before that, Gil was an officer in one of the IDF’s elite technological units. Gil serves on the board of AMS Membranes, a leading specialty membrane producer. Gil has a BSc in Computer Science and in Electronics Engineering from Tel-Aviv University (Israel) where he graduated magna cum laude and an MBA from the London Business School (UK) where he graduated as a member of the Dean’s excellence list.
Finistere Ventures, a leading agricultural technology and life sciences venture capital investor, and their team has developed and invested in some of the most successful Ag Tech companies of the last 20 years. Founded in 2005, the company partners with other entrepreneurs and creative thinkers to build innovative companies that have the potential to transform modern agriculture, increase food security, improve nutrition and enhance sustainability. Their applied experience as operators, and pioneering role in Ag Tech, is actively utilized to benefit its portfolio companies and Partners. Finistere has global access to the best new technologies from centers of Ag Tech excellence in the U.S., Australia, Israel, New Zealand and Canada through its venture partner networks. Finistere’s locations in San Diego and Palo Alto, California keeps them connected to the centers of mainstream venture investment and the world’s leading innovation ecosystem.