Michael Eisenberg is a General Partner at Aleph, an early stage venture capital fund and equal partnership with over $500M under management. Aleph focuses on partnering with great Israeli entrepreneurs to build large, meaningful companies and impactful global brands. Since its founding in 2013, Aleph has invested in more than 25 companies including Lemonade (NYSE LMND), JoyTunes, Healthy.io, Melio, Fabric, Bringg and Nexar.
Prior to Aleph, Michael was a General Partner at Benchmark Capital, which he joined in July 2005. Michael has focused on internet and software-enabled service investments since 1995. He has invested in and served on the boards of some of Israel’s leading companies.
Since 2006, Michael has been writing the blog “Six Kids and a Full Time Job,” on topics ranging from politics to technology, Judaism and macroeconomics. Michael is the author of the “Hummus Manifesto,” the seminal piece on Israel’s innovation scene and he has also published four books, The Vanishing Jew, Ben Barukh, The Tree of Life and Prosperity, and Everyone can be Moses. He lectures frequently on venture capital, Israel and entrepreneurship. He serves on the boards of the non-profit organizations The Shomer Hachadash and Yeshivat Har Etzion. Michael lives in Jerusalem with his wife and eight children.