Tomer Michaeli

Tomer Michaeli

General Partner @ Viola FinTech

Prior to joining Viola, Tomer was the Co-founder (one of three) and VP Operations at Fundbox, a leading global FinTech company in the credit and payments sector, which raised over $100M in equity and debt financing from leading FinTech investors such as Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst, NYCA and Vikram Pandit, amongst others and is listed amongst the 25 most promising global FinTech companies.

Tomer served as a principal at Viola Ventures (formerly Carmel Ventures), where he spent 5 years building early-stage technology companies such as Wanova (acquired by VMWare), DesignArt (acquired by Qualcomm), LiveU, SundaySky and others.

Tomer served in various technical and management positions for 10 years in an elite technology unit of the Israeli Defense Forces.

Tomer earned his M. Eng. Cum Laude in Biomedical Engineering from the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, his B.S. in Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and his MBA from INSEAD. He is also a graduate of the extremely selective “TALPIOT” Elite Officers’ Training Program of the IDF.

Tomer serves as a mentor to numerous entrepreneurs and sits on the advisory board of Curve, a UK-based FinTech company. He is also a mentor in the Telefonica’s Wayra accelerator.