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 $150 million over two funds,
with an investor base including many global automaking luminaries and a portfolio of 30
companies spanning seven countries. In November 2020, Maniv became the first Israeli fund to
invest in a technology start-up in the United Arab Emirates following the normalization between
Among the corporate boards on which Mr. Granoff sits are Revel, a New York-based provider of
shared electric transportation platforms, 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.