Yaniv, a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice, focuses his practice on the representation of emerging growth companies, venture capital & private equity funds, other early stage investors, and entrepreneurs.

He specializes in the representation of venture capital and private equity funds, from formation to final dissolution and in their investments in potential portfolio companies. In addition, he provides ongoing legal advice to international and emerging companies, on all corporate and commercial aspects of their activities, including their representation and the representation of individual entrepreneurs on venture capital and private equity transactions.

He has been involved in numerous transactions such as venture capital financing transactions, merger/acquisition transactions, private equity and debt offerings, and complex restructurings and spin-off transactions.

Yaniv’s clientele includes funds, startup and well-established emerging growth companies, primarily in the software, media, cleantech, information technology, Internet, big data technology and cyber sectors.

In his spare time, Yaniv occasionally serves as a lecturer at the Israeli Meetup organization, where he talks about the legal aspects of entrepreneurship and venture capital transactions.


Yaniv has an LL.M from Tel-Aviv University and University of California, Berkeley (Magna Cum Laude), 2013.

Member of the Israel Bar Association (2008)
Hebrew, English