Michael Eisenberg

Michael Eisenberg joined Benchmark Capital as a general partner in July 2005 from Israel Seed Partners where he was a general partner since July 1997. Eisenberg began his career at Jerusalem Global where he started and led the firm’s successful investment banking group and partnership with Montgomery Securities. He has focused on Internet investments since 1995 and has invested in and sat on the board of Israel’s leading companies and startups, such asShopping.com (Nasdaq SHOP, acquired by EBAY), Conduit, Seeking Alpha, Gigya, Tunewiki, Wix, Answers.com (Nasdaq ANSW), Tradeum (acquired: VERT), and Picturevison (acquired: EK).

Eisenberg writes a blog on Internet trends, Israeli politics and children’s issues at www.sixkidsandafulltimejob.blogspot.com. He serves on the board of Yeshivat Har Etzion, Israel’s largest yeshiva combining traditional Talmudic study with military service. He also serves on the Board of HaShomer Hachadash (New Israeli Guardians), an organization dedicated to engendering mutual responsibility among

Eisenberg lectures frequently on the topics of Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship and holds a BA in Political Science from Yeshiva University in New York. Eisenberg lives in Jerusalem, Israel with his wife and eight children.