Eliran Azar

Eliran Azar

Principal at Viola Credit

Eliran joined Viola Credit as a Principal in 2021, bringing with him over 9 years of experience in management consulting, private debt, and venture capital investments. Eliran is responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing, and managing venture lending and alternative financing transactions, locally and globally. Eliran holds an MBA from Tel Aviv University, majoring in Finance.


Prior to joining Viola, Eliran worked in the investment team at a venture capital fund- JVP, where he sourced and evaluated tech companies in different funding stages from seed to growth in multiple verticals, including Cyber, Cloud DevOps, AI/ML, Fintech and more.

Earlier, Eliran gained extensive experience in debt investment / credit financing, ranging from distress transactions to growth lending.

Eliran started his professional career as a consultant at Monitor-Deloitte, where he supported leading players in tech, TMT, and traditional industries in strategy and corporate finance projects.


Eliran served as a Naval officer at the Israeli Navy for 7 years

He loves sailing and wishes he could do it more often

He is a foodie, and toys with the idea of starting a blog reviewing restaurants in Tel Aviv

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