Renana Ashkenazi

General Partner

Active Companies


Renana comes from a strong technical background with extensive product and managerial experience in the areas of technology, global innovation, and strategy.

Prior to joining Grove Ventures, Renana worked at Applied Materials, a global technology leader in several product and technical management positions, and was an engineering research fellow at the Center for Innovation in Global Health Technologies at Northwestern University developing diagnostic devices for poorly resourced countries.

Renana holds an MSc from Northwestern University in Chicago in Engineering and a BSc from Tel Aviv University in Biomedical Engineering. She is a captain (res.) in the IDF and served as a technology officer in the military’s elite intelligence unit 8200.

Selected writings

Making Genomics Mainstream: revolutionizing healthcare one DNA strand at a time

Renana Ashkenazi

Chipageddon: The Chip Shortage in ~1500 Words

Renana Ashkenazi

All Things Tech: Let’s Talk FemTech

Renana Ashkenazi