Toot Shani

Founding Partner, Sarona Commerce Ventures

Sarona Partners Group

Toot is the Managing Partner at Sarona Partners Group, a venture capital firm and the largest accelerator group in Israel; and a Founding Partner at Sarona Commerce Ventures, Israel's first and only early stage commerce-focused VC fund. Her experience includes founding two companies, selling one, and leading financial and entrepreneurial development programs for multilateral organizations including the World Bank, The European Commission, the Swiss Government, and more, as well as supporting enterprises in establishing entrepreneurial methodologies. Amongst her international work Shani worked with over 3,000 companies from Europe, Africa, Israel, Asia and America.  In the last 4 years, she established Sarona Partners to become the largest startup ecosystem in Israel and invested in more than 80 companies, including some unicorns like Deel and Verbit.