Ayelet is the Investment Principal in Robert Bosch Venture Capital. Prior to joining RBVC, she managed Bank Leumi’s (Israel’s largest bank) large M&A deals. Prior to that, Ayelet was AVP Strategy and M&A at M-Systems/SanDisk where she took part in the M-Systems M&A ($1.5Bn) as well as in the PMI. Ayelet was a Principal with Apax Partners and had a Product Management position at Mercury Interactive (acquired by HP) and spent 6 years at Intel’s R&D Center in Israel in management and development roles.
Pinhas BuchrisState of Mind Ventures (SOMV)
Pinhas (Ret. Brigadier General) is a recognized leader in the development of Israel’s military intelligence, cyber and technology capabilities as well as an experienced investor. He served as Managing Director of the Israel Ministry of Defense, Commander of a classified technology unit, and Head of the legendary prestigious 8200 Division where he initiated many of Israel’s cyber programs. Prior to SOMV, Pinhas was a partner at Apax Partners and served as a mentor to several successful cyber technology startups.
Ronen SmoohaNorth First Ventures (N1V)
Ronen is an experienced investor and a senior business development executive with extensive enterprise sales experience, innovative field marketing knowledge and strong technical background. A former partner and CTO of 2B-Angels and Explore Ventures, Ronen additionally acted as director / observer within a diverse and expansive portfolio of companies. He previously served as a member of the Microsoft Israel executive team, leading MS Israel ISV business development strategy, including developer strategy, audience marketing strategy and strategic enterprise pre-sale teams.