Maniv Mobility is a venture capital firm that invests in early-stage startups focused on mobility and transportation technologies. The firm was founded in 2017 by Michael Granoff, a former executive at oil trading firm Vitol, and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel, with an additional office in New York City.The firm's investment focus is on companies that are working on solutions related to autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles, connectivity, and mobility services. Some of the Maniv's notable portfolio companies include Arbe Robotics, an Israeli company developing high-resolution radar for autonomous vehicles, and Revel, a New York-based electric moped sharing company.In addition to providing funding, Maniv Mobility also offers support to its portfolio companies through its network of industry experts and advisors. The firm's mission is to accelerate the adoption of innovative mobility solutions that will transform the way people and goods move around the world.The Maniv Mobility management team has several strengths that have contributed to the success of the firm, which includes, deep industry knowledge and expertise: The management team has extensive experience in the mobility and transportation industries, including expertise in areas such as venture capital, entrepreneurship, and technology. This knowledge allows them to identify promising startups and provide strategic guidance to portfolio companies.While its primary focus is on investing in mobility and transportation technology startups, the firm also supports a number of charitable causes.Here are some examples:Israel Innovation Authority: The firm has partnered with the Israel Innovation Authority to support the development of Israel's mobility ecosystem. The partnership includes funding for research and development projects and support for early-stage startups.The Michael J. Fox Foundation: Maniv Mobility has supported The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, which is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease and improving the lives of those living with the disease.Israel Tech Challenge: The company has sponsored Israel Tech Challenge, an organization that provides training and mentorship to young professionals in Israel to help them develop skills in technology and innovation.Tel Aviv University: Maniv Mobility has supported Tel Aviv University's Innovation Fund, which provides funding and support to innovative projects and startups led by Tel Aviv University students, faculty, and alumni.