Ariel Sterman

Senior Analyst

Background

Ariel sources, evaluates, and executes investment opportunities across Stripes’ target sectors, with a particular interest in Fintech, Media, SaaS, Cybersecurity, Consumer Internet, and Israeli businesses. He also actively supports Stripes portfolio companies, including BookMyShow and Ketra.

Prior to joining Stripes, Ariel cofounded Good Street, a subscription charity platform making daily giving easy and meaningful. He also spent some time at Plus Ventures, an early-stage VC based in Tel Aviv, where he was involved in evaluating startups coming through the door and consulting the firm’s portfolio companies on various go-to-market strategies.

Interests

After spending a handful of years in the East Village, Ariel and his wife now live in Upper West Side. He enjoys meeting new people, playing guitar, and learning just about anything. He also plays roller hockey, eats gluten-free (since 2003), loves to travel, and is fluent in Hebrew.

Education

B.S. in Business, Concentration in Finance and Marketing, NYU Stern