Jonathan Avidor has worked with innovators and investors from Silicon Valley to New York and Tel Aviv since 2005. Prior to founding Startup.Law, Jonathan practiced law at Sullivan & Cromwell (NYC) and Goodwin Procter (Silicon Valley), focusing on venture capital, private equity, real estate and M&A for a wide variety of clients ranging from banks such as Goldman Sachs and Barclays to VC leaders such as Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital. Jonathan also notably represented lynda.com in its sale to LinkedIn for $1.5BN in 2015, modest.com in its sale to PayPal in 2015 and Replay Technologies in its sale to Intel for $150M in 2016. Jonathan holds a JD-MBA from Northwestern, where he graduated cum laude and was a merit scholar. He is a published author and is regularly invited to present on innovation at the Forum for Economists International. Prior to his career in law, Jonathan consulted companies such as Google and Jamba Juice with Market Street Partners in San Francisco and advised high net worth clients with Fisher Investments in Silicon Valley. Jonathan is licensed to practice law in New York and California. He is Co-Founder of The Urban Resource Project, a non-profit organization alleviating poverty through technology, and a restaurateur in Manhattan’s flatiron district. Jonathan has been a licensed pilot since 2007.
Northwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor
Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, MBA
University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Arts