Investing in the Future of FinTech
The FinTech revolution has brought disruption to banking, insurance and stock exchanges. We believe that the next big opportunities will be with innovative startups who can exploit the huge potential in specialist markets, from migrant workers to fertility finance.
Meet Jerry Yang, Founder of Yahoo! and Founding Partner of AME Cloud Ventures. Hear from Claire Tomkins, the CEO of Future Family, the company fueling the lucrative fertility tech lending market, Guy Kashtan, CEO of Rewire, the neobank addressing the $600B market in migrant worker financial transactions, Daniel Tsiddon of Viola FinTech, a major investor in the emerging market of specialist FinTech platforms, and Michal Geva, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Triventures.
February 15, 2022
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Chief Growth Officer,
Chief Growth Officer
Eyal has 20+ years of experience as an executive, investor, entrepreneur & advisor in the emerging technology industry – including Uber, ZipRecruiter, NFL Digital & Omaze. Led $1B+ P&L at Uber in California. Launched 2 core new products in the Southern California market: Uber EATS (food delivery), Uber POOL (carpool). As CMO, profitably scaled ZipRecruiter’s marketing budget to $100M+ across all media channels- driving revenue from tens of millions to hundreds of millions, cementing unicorn valuation & creating one of fastest growing consumer brands in the United States. Led Marketing and Data Analytics at the National Football League, as member of the NFL Digital leadership team – serving a $15B global business. Co-founded, led and sold 2 companies: Primafuel (renewable energy) & BestBuyEyeglasses (ecommerce).
Yahoo! Founder; Founding Partner,
AME Cloud Ventures
Yahoo! Founder; Founding Partner
AME Cloud Ventures
Jerry started AME Cloud Ventures with the belief that data, cloud, and hardware advances will create unprecedented opportunities for great companies to be built. Jerry enjoys meeting and learning from entrepreneurs with big ideas and deep tech.
Jerry co-founded Yahoo! in 1995 and served on its Board and as a member of its executive team until 2012. Jerry was instrumental in building Yahoo!’s relationships with Yahoo! Japan and Alibaba and continues to be a thought leader in China and Asia. Jerry currently sits on Board of Directors for Workday, Alibaba, and Lenovo.
Managing Partner & Co-Founder,
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Michal is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Triventures and brings over 25 years of experience in medtech and digital health in Israel and the U.S. She co-founded Triventures in 2010 to provide what was then missing in the ecosystem- a deep understanding of commercial integration of innovative technologies into the healthcare system. Triventures was one of the first funds in to focus on digital health in Israel and Michal was the first woman to found and manage a venture capital firm in Israel. Since founding Triventures, Michal has grown the fund into a multi-stage investment platform and industry leader.
Prior to launching Triventures, Michal served for many years in the healthcare start-up ecosystem and held multiple executive positions with GI View, Advanced Stent Technologies (acquired by Boston Scientific), ByPass, TriReme Medical (IPO) and others. Michal ran several business departments from operations to regulatory and marketing and helped scale and steer the companies towards successful exits.
In 2017, Michal was recognized as one of the 50 most influential women in Israel by Globes, Israel’s leading financial journal and in 2011 she was recognized as one of the 40 most promising leaders in Israel by The Marker, Israel’s leading business journal. With a hands-on approach, Michal is involved in all the fund’s major decisions, leads investments and serves as an active board member in the majority of the portfolio companies.
Founder & General Partner,
Founder & General Partner
Prof. Tsiddon joined Viola Group on 2017 as the Founder and a General Partner of Viola FinTech.
Prior to that he was is the former Deputy CEO of Bank Leumi (one of Israel’s largest banks). Prior to Bank Leumi he was a professor at Tel Aviv University and the Chairman and CEO of the Kibbutz Debt administration. Joining Bank Leumi in 2004, Tsiddon was part of Bank Leumi’s executive management for 13 years. During these years Tsiddon managed its market risk, including dealing rooms, treasury and “Nostro” and led Leumi Group strategy and its Innovation team. Later that period, Tsiddon served as the chairman of Leumi Partners (Leumi’s merchant and investment bank) and was the Founder and Chairman of LeumiTech (Leumi’s banking for the Hi-Tech industry). Tsiddon also directed, as a chairman or a board member, the different international subsidiaries of the bank.
CEO & Founder,
CEO & Founder
Claire founded Future Family to address the growing demand for fertility services in the U.S. and globally. Prior to Future Family, Claire was an executive at SolarCity (now TSLA) where she oversaw all of Product & Partner Marketing for the largest consumer finance business in the solar industry. Claire brings deep expertise in fintech and consumer finance and has been recognized as a Kauffman Fellow a National Science Foundation Fellow, and for her work at Future Family as Inc Magazine’s list of Top 100 Female Founders, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen, and one of San Francisco Business Time’s 40 Under 40. Claire holds a PhD in Applied Economics and Finance (MS&E) from Stanford University and a B.A. from the University of Arizona.
Founder & CEO,
Founder & CEO
Jonathan Medved is a serial entrepreneur and according to the Washington Post (2007) “one of Israel’s leading high-tech venture capitalists.” In the 2008 NY Times Supplement “Israel at 60" Medved was named one of the top 10 most influential Americans who have impacted Israel. Medved is the founder and CEO of OurCrowd, the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors which has raised more than $1B for over 170 companies since its launch in February 2013. Bloomberg Businessweek said that OurCrowd “has blown up the exclusivity around tech fundraising” and The Jerusalem Post added that “It has taken OurCrowd only a matter of months to become one of Israel’s most active funds.” TheStreet.com said that OurCrowd is “Crowdfunding for Real Investors.” Prior to OurCrowd, Medved was the co-founder and CEO of Vringo (Nasdaq:VRNG) and the co-founder and General Partner of Israel Seed Partners, with $262M under management.
CEO & Co-Founder,
CEO & Co-Founder
Guy holds a B.A. in Computer Science and is a Zell Entrepreneurship Program graduate. Guy has an extensive technological background as a Software Engineer and Product Manager. Prior to Rewire, Guy worked at Microsoft as a Program Manager on the Cortana team and led multiple products.