Eli Curi represents emerging growth companies and their investors at all stages of the company life cycle, including:

  • Venture capital financings
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Exits through M&A or IPO

Mr. Curi draws on experience advising a full spectrum of emerging companies, including in the SaaS, fintech, AI, life sciences and digital health, FoodTech, and e-commerce sectors. He also has particular experience representing Latin America tech companies. He also advises venture capital funds and strategic investors, so he understands early-stage transactions from all angles.

Mr. Curi brings an empathetic perspective to his engagements, informed by his experience as the former chief legal and business affairs officer of a venture-backed SaaS adtech company — where he led a successful exit, his experience living and working in Latin America, and his understanding of the legal landscape from boutique practice to big law. He is a member of Latham’s Hispanic and Latin American Lawyers Group.

Mr. Curi’s experience includes representing:


  • ABC Carpet & Kitchens*
  • Aero
  • Audiomack
  • Basis Global Technologies (fka Centro Media)*
  • Clerq
  • Coagulant Therapeutics
  • Comply Advantage
  • Convene
  • DXC Technology
  • eFishery
  • Ernesta
  • Exa Labs
  • Forethought AI
  • Fusemachines
  • Harry's
  • Higher Ground Labs
  • HoneHQ*
  • Hypercard
  • Ilant Health
  • Indie.vc (OATV)*
  • InMobi Technologies*
  • Just Salad
  • KaliVir Immunotherapeutics
  • Kering*
  • Lashify*
  • LinkSpine/Waldemar Link
  • Mobilewalla
  • Mujo
  • Oceanix
  • Paragon Pure
  • Pawp
  • Plantible Foods
  • Pubmatic*
  • Robin AI
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Unlimited Tomorrow


  • Atypical Ventures
  • Chimera
  • Hearst Ventures*
  • Inspired Capital
  • Merck Ventures*
  • Legacy Capital Partners
  • Movendo Capital
  • Sapphire Ventures

Latin America

  • Klym SAS
  • Neon Pagamentos
  • Open Co. (formerly Geru)
  • América Móvil
  • SQM - Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile SA

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, University of Chicago