Eli Cole

Eli Cole

Senior Associate

Eli is passionate about backing the relentless founders who repeatedly build clever technological solutions for our key problems.

Prior to OCV, Eli worked with the Dallas-based Adi family office to create value through its venture investing program. He primarily focused on investments in venture capital funds and occasional direct investments in technology and healthcare startups, including Databricks, Omada Health, and EasyPost. He also worked in the technology investment banking group of Bank of America Merrill Lynch advising clients on leveraged buyouts and initial public offerings.

Eli holds an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson, a J.D. cum laude from UC Hastings College of the Law, and a B.A. in Mathematics from TCU where he served as captain of the golf team.

Eli serves as a Board Observer for the following portfolio companies:

  • Orca AI

With our decades of company building experience, we look to create asymmetric advantages when backing winning teams.