EYTAN STIBBE

Founding Partner

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Eytan Stibbe is an entrepreneur and global impact investment pioneer. He is the founding partner and an Investment Committee Member of Vital Capital Fund, the parent company of VCE. As part of his work with Vital Capital, Eytan has been a driving force behind the impact model for investment in developing markets.

Prior to the establishment of Vital Capital Fund in 2011, Eytan initiated and financed businesses worldwide, particularly in developing markets. In that capacity, he spearheaded a wide range of large-scale projects in the spheres of rural and urban community construction, agriculture and agro-industrial solutions, aviation and air-traffic control systems, education, healthcare, and clean energy and and water. These projects have achieved tangible humanitarian objectives while also garnering financial returns, thus improving the quality of life for large populations. Prior to that, Eytan founded and managed a startup that became a multinational, emerging-market-focused EPC enterprise.

Eytan Stibbe is a board member of the Center for African Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheba, Israel as well as a member of the World Economic Forum and the Aspen Institute’s
Strategy Group for Global Food Security. He is also a governor and board member for several universities and NGOs dedicated to supporting the education and culture of underserved communities,
predominately in sub-Saharan Africa. He has an MBA from the European University in Belgium, and a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel.

In April 2022, Eytan Stibbe was the second Israeli in space and first to visit the International Space Station. He was a mission specialist on the AX-1 mission along with NASA astronauts Michael Lopez-Alegria, Larry Connor and Mark Pathy. As part of the Rakia mission he conducted a number of experiments and technological demonstrations in various fields, such as medicine and agriculture. He also participated in educational programs, art and cultural activities.