Mony is a managing director at M12, where he leads the fund’s activities in EMEA. He co-founded M12 in 2016, opening the Tel Aviv office and establishing fund strategy in the UK and Germany.
Mony has over 20 years of experience in venture capital, business development, research and development, and management. Previously a managing director at Qualcomm Ventures and Motorola Ventures in Israel, Mony led both offices from their earliest stages, developing them into the preeminent corporate venture capital firms in the region.
Mony has invested in over 35 startups to date and currently serves on 15 boards in sectors including business applications, cloud infrastructure, cybersecurity & identity, data & AI, and developer tools. He has shepherded 15 meaningful exits to date, including Mobileye (NYSE:MBLY)—which, at the time, was the largest-ever IPO of an Israeli company in the United States—as well as acquisitions by Intel, Qualcomm, and Facebook. Two of Mony’s investments while at M12, Aqua and At-Bay, recently became unicorns.
Mony specializes in finding deep tech companies with highly disciplined founding teams and uses his diverse background to assist entrepreneurs in building resilient and agile businesses. Mony earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering as well as an MBA from Tel Aviv University, all with cum laude distinction.