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Founders and Managing Partners

Oran Dror .

Oran is a prominent Israeli serial tech entrepreneur with over three decades of experience in investing, building, and scaling Israeli technology companies including IPOs. He has a strong background in Enterprise, Cloud, and AI software, having held leadership positions as Chair, CEO, Founder, and Investor in multinational and public firms. During his tenure at Microsoft, spanning ten years, he gained extensive experience in senior sales and marketing roles globally, managing large teams, driving B2B and B2C businesses, and collaborating with Israeli start-ups. Since 2014, Oran has served on the Board of Directors of Azrieli Group, Israel's largest public real estate and Data Centers company, focusing on technology-related investments and providing accounting and financial expertise. He holds a BA in Economics and Far Asian studies with a major in Japan from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Ofer Eitan .

Ofer is an accomplished entrepreneur with a proven track record as both a founder and CEO. He's well-connected within the start-up community and deeply immersed in cutting-edge technologies and innovative business landscapes. Highly proficient in the global ecosystem of Digital Media, Monetization, AI, Generative AI, Analytics, and Advertising technologies. His notable roles include Co-Founder and CEO of Moblin and Zoomd which later went public in Toronto in 2019. He Possesses a multidisciplinary mindset, showcasing excellent strategic abilities, and is well-versed in various domains within the high-tech environment. Currently serving as a Board member at Zoomd and holding advisory positions with companies focusing on Generative AI. Prior to founding Moblin and Zoomd, he gained valuable experience through diverse roles at Microsoft. Ofer holds a BA in Management & Marketing from the prestigious Reichman University (IDC) in Israel.

David Ohm .

With a demonstrated history of working in cross-border investment banking, David possesses a strong sense of identifying strategies and capturing opportunities. He began his finance career at Lehman Brothers, accumulating extensive international experience across APAC, EMEA, and MENA regions. He formerly held the position of managing director and Head of APAC Operations at Alma Capital, a renowned French PE firm, and served as managing director and C-level position at Alpha Centauri Capital’s North America headquarters and Sino-Arab Funds in Hong Kong. Specializing in alternative and multi-asset strategies, he successfully raised over $4 billion in combined capital and debt throughout his career. David holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business and has further honed his expertise through Valuation and Private Wealth Management programs at Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford.

Kumar Ujjwal .

Kumar is a visionary and inspirational leader known for his entrepreneurial success. With a proven track record as a 2x founder, he has spearheaded the growth of companies such as DwellFi and Revni, leveraging his expertise in SaaS, AI/Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Fintech. Kumar's role as the first Product Manager at Punchh, culminating in a remarkable $500 million exit, highlights his strategic insight and ability to drive impactful outcomes. Holding two AI/Machine Learning patents, he seamlessly combines technical expertise with business acumen, cultivated through his education at Stanford University's esteemed business program. Kumar's achievements include working as a lead AI product executive for enterprises, such as Kohl's Digital, Wells Fargo, and Applied Materials, driving revenue in the billions. He’s been nominated as one of Emerging 50 Fund Managers in 2022 by Signature Block.


Ronit Koren (Dr.) .

As an accomplished corporate & business development executive offering more than 20 years of experience in international companies and venture capital funds within the tech industry, Dr. Koren brings an impressive record leveraging strategic planning and creative problem solving to drive businesses growth and accelerating market capture. She is recognized for talents in fostering highly productive relationships with key partners across multiple industries. Her experience spans industries, disciplines, and domains across several geographies. From B2B, B2C and consumer applications to embedded products, from IoT, cyber, mobile and precision medicine to FoodTech, fintech and cloud, from small entrepreneurial start-ups to big blue-chip companies. She is adept with the tight knit community of entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, and government agencies- globally. She holds an MBA and PhD from Baruch College in New York City.

Murray Newlands .

Murray is a renowned entrepreneur and seasoned Venture Capitalist, currently serving as a Founding Partner at Open Future Technology. He was recognized by The Huffington Post as one of their Top 10 People to Know. His professional journey includes a key strategic role at, where he contributed to a successful fundraising round, ahead of the company's $4 billion valuation. He also advised the Draper Nexus Network of Things Fund. Previously, Murray was a partner at OnePiece Labs, the web3 division of Uphonest Capital. Now, at Open Future Technology, he leads a web3 and AI-focused incubator while actively engaging with Silicon Valley's founders and developers. As a contributing writer, Murray has shared his expertise through articles in notable publications such as Forbes, The Guardian, Inc Magazine, Time, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Mashable, among others. Graduated London Met. Univ. with BA of Laws.

Tomer Ben Moshe .

Tomer is a Big Data veteran with a rich background in entrepreneurship. Currently, he plays a crucial role as a senior board member in multiple startups, namely Upsolver, Centrical,, and Beyond. He is actively involved in Data strategy collaborations with prominent companies such as P&G, H&M, Whirlpool, and Google. He was a co-founder and the CEO of Cooladata, a big data behavior analytics platform. The company secured funding from Salesforce Venture and Carmel Ventures. Cooladata's success garnered significant attention and eventually led to acquisition by Medallia. He also assumed leadership positions at Amdocs, where he served as SVP and COO. He was the CTO of Microsoft Israel and was at the helm of the Magic SQL product line during Magic's IPO. His talents were also honed during his tenure in the IDF Mamram program, where he earned the rank of Captain. Tomer holds a BSc in Mathematics & Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

Alan Lee (Dr.) .

Dr. Alan Lee is a highly accomplished professional, graduating with a PhD in Science and Engineering from Stanford University. Over the past two decades, he has been deeply immersed in the field of AI/Gen AI, demonstrating expertise in Generative AI, Deep Learning, and Artificial Neural Networks. With a strong focus on fostering innovation, Alan actively advises startups and has a remarkable history of vetting partnerships and acquisitions in AI/GenAI for esteemed Fortune companies. As an executive in multiple Fortune organizations, he led large AI teams, delivering outstanding results that have, in some cases, generated billions in revenue through AI initiatives. Alan's distinguished career as a principal-level Scientist and Software Developer is exemplified by his ability to build successful teams from scratch. Additionally, he possesses a proven track record of evaluating talent and recognizing potential in both individuals and organizations.

Venture Partners

Assaf Harel .

Assaf Harel is the Founder of Galim Partners, a business development and strategy consultancy specializing in bridging Israeli innovations with global companies. With a track record of 20 years in Israeli start-ups, Assaf brings deep industry expertise in early-stage startups. He represented a US Late-Stage VC, investing in top Israeli start-ups, including Credorax and Fiverr. Assaf managed exclusive deals and business growth for the fund's portfolio, including Aerospike. Formerly, he led the Israel Venture Capital Association and held senior roles in Sabratec, U.S. Wireless, Schema, and Geotek Communications. Assaf is integral to aBridge Partners, collaborating with CREATUS-Korea for international investments and tech scouting. Recently, he was appointed to oversee the "Israel-Korea" desk at the "Israel-Asia" Chamber of Commerce. Assaf, an Israeli Air Force pilot, holds an MBA from St. John’s University and a BA from Tel Aviv University.

Anat Lechner (Prof.) .

Dr. Lechner is a Professor of Business Management at NYU Stern. Her expertise covers leading strategic change and creating innovative work environments. In her studies, she also explores the implementation of AI in business and its value to different stakeholders, emphasizing how AI can deliver and extract value within organizations. Dr. Lechner holds an MBA and a PhD in Organization Management from Rutgers University and is a former Research Fellow at McKinsey & Co. She is widely featured in media outlets such as NYT, WSJ, BBC, and Fortune. Her clientele includes global Fortune 100 firms in the Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Energy, Food, High Tech, Design and Retail industries. As a professor, she teaches a variety of organization management courses at NYU Stern. She is a recipient of the GE Teaching Excellence award and has extensive experience in management consulting and executive action learning.

Seung-Jai Paik .

With a career spanning over two decades in finance across Europe, US, and Korea, Jai possesses extensive expertise including M&A advisory, IPO consulting, Corporate Finance, and Strategy. Formerly at Sapinda Holding UK, she served as an Investment Director and Portfolio Manager, excelling in deal origination and portfolio management. She served as VP at Lepe Partners, a prominent London-based merchant bank, now Alvarium Tiedemann—a NASDAQ-listed company, in which she advised European SMEs on capital raising and M&A. Her diverse journey includes roles at a Time Warner in London, orchestrating acquisition deals, and a notable nine-year stint at EY in New York and London, and PwC in Seoul where she was in the Global Capital Market Group, enabling private firms to achieve US IPO. Jai holds the AICPA license in New York, the UK CISI Certificate in Corporate Finance (Level III), and an MSc in Finance from the London Business School.


Tanuj Dayal

Tanuj Dayal is a distinguished attorney, dual-qualified in both California and New York. An alumnus of the prestigious NYU School of Law, he honed his legal skills there as a Research Assistant in the Graduate Lawyering Program. Tanuj specializes in corporate law, public interest, Innovation, and Information law. His commitment to excellence is evident with accolades like the Dean's Graduate Award. Further enhancing his credentials, he holds a certificate in CopyrightX from Harvard Law School. With a rich tapestry of experience, Tanuj has showcased his expertise at leading law firms across both New York and India, marking him as a global legal professional.