At CFO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Israel based CFO’ operating in the Venture Capital space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CFO and Operating Partner of Aleph
Yael Elad is CFO of Aleph, a venture capital fund located on Rothschild Boulevard in Tel Aviv. Prior to joining Aleph Yael managed the private equity investment portfolio at two of Israel’s largest institutional investors. She has considerable management consulting experience working for to large international corporations in the US, Europe and Africa. She holds several board seats in public and private companies.
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About Aleph: Aleph is an early-stage VC focused on partnering with Israeli entrepreneurs to build large companies and impactful global brands.
General Partner and CFO of Vertex Ventures
Ran Gartenberg contributes financial and economic expertise, General Partner and CFO at Vertex Venture Capital.
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About Vertex Ventures, Vertex Ventures Israel: Vertex Ventures is a global network of operator-investors that manages portfolios.
CFO of Apax Israel of Apax Partners
Devora Har-Tuv is the CFO of Apax Israel and also serves as a board member to a number of Apax holdcos. She joined Apax Partners in 2007 and is based in the Tel Aviv office. Prior to joining Apax Partners, Devora was a senior auditor at Rosenblum Holtzman CPA accounting firm. Devora holds an MBA from Hebrew University, a BA in Accounting and Economics from Bar Ilan University and is a chartered public accountant.
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About Apax Partners: Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies.
Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Viola Ventures
Itzik is a Partner at Viola Group as well as the group’s CFO. He is also a Partner and CFO at Viola Ventures. Itzik joined Viola when the group was founded in 2000, having worked with the founding partners for the past 24 years, starting out as the Senior Audit Manager of Oshap and Tecnomatix. Itzik has extensive experience in global financial management, private fund raising, and mergers and acquisitions. He has participated in all stages of the listing process of Israeli companies on the NASDAQ and has extensive experience in performing due diligence, financial statement analysis and taxation of high-tech companies. At Viola, Itzik is responsible for building the finance organization to support the growth of the group, and manages all financial and legal aspects, including fund planning, forecasting, cash management, portfolio monitoring, portfolio valuation, deal structuring, fund formation, reporting to LPs and all other finance and legal aspects of the group’s activities. Itzik also works closely with the portfolio companies’ management and finance teams. Itzik graduated from Tel Aviv University with a B.A. in Accounting and Economics with distinction, as well as an MBA with specialization in Accounting and Marketing.
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About NASDAQ OMX, Viola Group, Viola Ventures: Viola Ventures is a venture capital firm that invests in Israeli related early stage companies.
Partner & Chief Financial Officer of 83North
Rami joined Greylock IL, now 83North, in 2006. He oversees the operational, financial, legal and administrative aspects of the firm and works closely with the portfolio companies’ financial teams. Prior to 83North Rami served as VP of Finance for Gemini Israel Funds. Prior to Gemini he was Senior Manager at KPMG, specializing in Private Equity Market and publicly held high tech companies.
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About 83North: 83North is a global venture capital firm with more than $1.8B million under management.
CFO of Hanaco Venture Capital
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About Ashtrom Group, Hanaco Venture Capital: Hanaco Ventures backs early-stage technology companies with visionary and passionate entrepreneurs.
Partner & CFO of Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP)
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About Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP): Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) is a venture capital firm that invests in early through growth-stage companies.
CFO of Peregrine Ventures
Dudi Eldar joined Peregrine Ventures in 2010, before which Dudi was: CFO of Proficiency, an international software company with subsidiaries in the USA, Germany & France; VP Finance & Administration of IDgene, a Jerusalem-based bio-tech company where he oversaw finance and purchasing operations; and Controller and Internal Auditor of AVX Israel, an international high-tech company where Dudi was part of the financial team that led the company’s growth from 130 to over 550 employees. Dudi holds a BA in Business from the College of Management in Tel Aviv and, as of 1996, is a Certified Public Accountant.
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About Peregrine Ventures: Peregrine Ventures is a venture capital fund for cross-stage investments.
CFO of Triventures
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About Triventures: Triventures is a venture capital fund focused on investing in data driven healthcare solutions and disruptive medical devices
Partner and CFO of Firstime Venture Capital
Keren Kopilov is the Chief Financial Officer at thetime. She is the Chief Financial Officer at Firstime. Keren Kopilov is Former Chief Financial Officer at IPG Reuveni-Pridan. She has 15 years experience in financial management. Keren Kopilov is the Member of Board of Directors of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Israel. She received her BA in Economic and Business from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1999, MBA in accounting and financial management from Tel Aviv University in 2003 and LL.B.
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About Firstime Venture Capital, TheTime: Firstime Venture Capital is an Israeli investor club that financially supports new digital companies.
COO & CFO of Vintage Investment Partners
Michael Blajwas is the COO and CFO at Vintage Investment Partners.
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About Vintage Investment Partners: Vintage is a global venture firm that invests in venture funds and startups via primary and secondary transactions.
General Partner & CFO of Crescendo Venture Partners
Tal Mizrahi joined Giza in 2005 and serves as CFO. Tal is responsible for finance, accounting, human resources, administration and tax issues, contributing his financial expertise to Giza’s investment activity. Previously, Tal was the Director of Finance at PortAuthority Technologies, a security software company acquired by Websense Inc. in 2006. Prior to that, he served as VP – Finance at Zinook, an investment company focused on seed stage technology companies, and was Senior Associate at Kesselman & Kesselman, PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tel Aviv. Tal is a certified public accountant and holds an LLM in law from Bar Ilan University and a BA in accounting and business management from the College of Management.
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About Crescendo Venture Partners, Giza Venture Capital, Swanlaab Venture Factory: Venture Capital Investment fund based at the heart of Tel Aviv focusing on investments ranging from Pre-Seed to Series B
CFO of GreenSoil Investments
Inbal joined GREENSOIL as CFO, in addition to her position as CFO at Veritas Venture Partners since 2007 and at Sadara Ventures since 2011. Inbal is responsible for the preparation and monitoring of financial reports, including the budgets and cash flow analyses and the Israeli and Canadian tax returns. She also addresses tax issues and manages the financial reporting to the Fund’s Limited Partners. In her position, Inbal works closely with the Fund’s legal, financial and fiscal advisors. Prior to her appointment at Veritas, Inbal held the position of CFO at Lavi Industrial & Medical Agencies, where she also served as liaison between the firm and potential investors and where she was also responsible for capital fund raising. Prior to Lavi, Inbal held the position of controller at Diesenhaus Unitours Incoming Tourism, one of Israel’s largest tourism companies. At Diesenhaus Inbal worked closely with the CEO to expand the company’s internet-based outreach, enabling the opening of a US branch and handling its merger with Unitours tourism. Inbal began her career as a Senior Auditor at Kesselman & Kesselman, PWC in Tel-Aviv. Inbal is a certified accountant and holds a master’s degree (LLM) in Law from the Bar-Ilan University and a BA in Business Management, specializing in accountancy, from the College of Management, Rishon Le’Zion, Israel.
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About GreenSoil Investments: GreenSoil Investments funds companies with transformative technologies that change how to use the world’s resources.