Sarit Firon is Managing Partner of Team8 Capital, the new investment vehicle of the Team8 Group. One of Israel’s most accomplished investors known for helping to build companies and bring them to IPO and acquisitions, Sarit brings more than 26 years of global investment and operational experience across Silicon Valley, New York, and Tel Aviv. She has held numerous operational and leadership roles, serving as CEO, CFO, Chairperson, and board member at prominent high-tech companies. She served as CFO at MediaMind during its Nasdaq IPO and acquisition by DG Corp for $517M, as well as at P-Cube during its $200M acquisition by Cisco. She also led the seed round of Datorama, taking an active board member role until the company’s $800M acquisition by Salesforce.
Prior to joining Team8 Capital, Sarit was Managing Partner of Cerca Partners, which invested in tech companies in the Israeli ecosystem and was part of some of the most notable acquisitions and IPOs including Armis (acquired by Insight Partners for $1.1B), Alooma (acquired by Google), Demisto (acquired by Palo Alto Networks for $560), Dynamic Yield (acquired by McDonalds for $300M) and Fiverr (NYSE: FVRR).
Sarit’s experience gives her both exceptional insight and instincts about the viability of a startup, as well as the proven ability to be an active partner in its development and growth. Sarit sits on the board of Shitufim, a social impact non-profit organization. She holds a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Tel-Aviv University in Israel.