As an Analyst with Mach49’s Venture Investing team, Kyle primarily works with corporate venturing clients to analyze investment targets, expand sourcing pipelines, research and develop investment theses, and originate new funds.
Before joining Mach49, he was a Venture Associate at Hafla Ventures, where he helped facilitate their in-house accelerator program, lead investment research into the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) tech ecosystem, and target new fundraising opportunities. He was also an Analyst on the R&D team at Social Finance Israel, where he managed the financial models and planning for prospective impact investments. Earlier in his career, Kyle led the External Partnerships team at Elite Scholars of China, while also supporting their data analytics, marketing, recruitment, and consulting teams.
Kyle earned a BA in economics — with a minor in cognitive science — from the University of California, Los Angeles. He also holds an MBA from Tel Aviv University, with a specialization in venture, entrepreneurship, and innovation. While at Tel Aviv University, he co-founded a startup to combat the transmission of zoonotic diseases in the Middle East and received the MindState Hackathon Award.