Hillel Zidel

Managing Director, London

Hillel is a Managing Director of Kennet Partners. Kennet is a leading international growth equity firm that supports entrepreneurial technology businesses with expansion capital to accelerate growth and build exceptional shareholder value.

Hillel’s experience includes investing both as an equity and debt provider, management consulting and performing operational roles in high growth technology companies. 

Prior to joining Kennet, Hillel was with ETV Capital, a provider of hybrid equity and debt capital to technology companies where he invested in numerous companies in Europe, Israel and the US. Earlier, Hillel worked as a Management Consultant at KPMG, and prior to that he gained operational experience at two growth stage technology companies. 

Hillel has led / leads Kennet’s investments in Codility (SaaS platform for hiring engineers at scale), Eloomi, (HCM SaaS for the mid-market), Rimilia (robotic process automation SaaS for the finance function), Receipt Bank (bookkeeping automation SaaS), RealityMine (passive research SaaS), ABA English (mobile video-based language learning), Spreadshirt (print on demand platform), Adikteev (marketing technology) and Rivo Software (health and safety SaaS) which was acquired by Sphera Solutions. 

Hillel is a CFA Charter holder. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Law from the University of South Africa, an Honours Degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Johannesburg.   

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