Lior Handelsman

General Partner

Active Companies


Lior is a business and technology veteran who brings experience in a startup’s entire life cycle to Grove Ventures. Lior is the founder of SolarEdge (NASDAQ:SEDG), took part in inventing and developing the company’s technology, and saw it grow from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar global company with a market leadership position in the smart and renewable energy markets.

In his last role at the company, Lior served as SolarEdge’s Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy. He was responsible for defining and steering the company’s strategic global marketing activities, media outreach, product roadmap, corporate strategy, and corporate business development.

Prior to founding SolarEdge, Lior spent 11 years leading research and development teams and directing large-scale, multidisciplinary R&D projects in power electronics, analog design, communications, and signal processing at the Intelligence Corps Technology Unit – Unit 81.

Lior holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (cum laude) and an MBA from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

Selected writings

Investing in Datorios: Tomorrow’s Data Pipelines

Lior Handelsman

Silicon Photonics: Revolutionizing Data Centers at the Speed of Light

Lior Handelsman