Eli Curi is a principal in the corporate group at Fenwick & West where he represents emerging growth technology companies and their investors at all stages of a company's growth cycle, including venture financing and M&A transactions.

Prior to joining Fenwick, Eli was Chief Legal and Business Affairs Officer at Operative Media, a venture-backed SaaS advertising technology company based in New York City that had a very successful exit. Prior to Operative Media, Eli was a corporate partner at a large international law firm based in New York City where his practice focused on emerging company representations, private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnerships.

Representative Clients

  • Audiomack
  • bleucapital
  • Celmatix
  • Convene
  • Cool Japan Fund
  • Elvie
  • Fusemachines
  • HoneHQ
  • Indie.vc (OATV)
  • Interlace Ventures
  • Lashify
  • LinkSpine/Waldemar Link
  • Mobilewalla
  • NextGenVest
  • OrderGroove
  • Pawp
  • Pillar.app
  • Plantible Foods
  • Pubmatic
  • Roadie Music
  • Solgaard
  • Status Money
  • Stratus Silver Lining
  • Unlimited Tomorrow
  • WeAre8
  • WIM (drinkwim)

Education & Admissions

J.D., Fordham University School of Law

B.A., University of Chicago

Member of the State Bar of New York


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