ABOUT THE TEAM
For the last 12 years, Uri has been a partner at JVP (Jerusalem Venture Partners), a $1.3B fund which was ranked one of the top 10 consistently performing VC’s in the world.
He was an active investor and sat on many company boards, such as Celltick, ComQi, Aspectiva, Upsolver, DMWay, and DBSH. Uri remains a board member at Takwin (specialized fund investing in Israeli Arab entrepreneurs), and Siftech (the first and leading accelerator in Jerusalem).
Prior to joining JVP Uri worked for Microsoft as the CEO of MSN Israel, and before that he was a partner and Co-CEO at Geller-Nessis/Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, working with leading brands such as Coca Cola, Procter & Gamble, Philips and many more.
DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR
Over the past two decades, Ayelet has been highly involved in the Israeli tech ecosystem. She began her career at Eurofund VC and went on to found TheMarker convention, TheMarker TV and Calcalist conventions. In 2015, Ayelet co-founded the Connecting Leaders Club (CLC), which specializes in initiating and organizing high level economic and technology events worldwide.
Ayelet continues to initiate, produce and manage the content of the CLC, and in recent years, she has also been involved in preparing and executing tailor-made tech tours to Israel for international leaders and investors. As a result of her activities, Ayelet has been able to leverage her vast connections worldwide to assist Israeli startups with their international business development activities.
Starting her tech career as a front end developer at Xtrudx, Hannah quickly learned how to evaluate and scale smart technology strategies. From there, Hannah was asked to lead the social media programs for Mana Group, where she designed and managed a comprehensive social and digital strategy for the multi-billion-dollar South Florida powerhouse.
Hannah now is the strategic community lead for Mana Tech, where her team is responsible for connecting and growing South Florida’s most innovative technology companies within the Mana hubs. Hannah is also in the midst of co-authoring her first book, Digital Governance, in which she uses her IT credentials to explore the transition from electronic government to digital governance through the networked extension of ICT relationships.
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