Yuval Cohen, Managing Partner
Yuval brings more than 15 years of experience in the venture capital market. Prior to founding StageOne ventures, he was a General Partner in Israel Infinity Fund, a $100 million Information Technology fund, where he was in charge of the Communications Sector.
Since 1995, Yuval has been involved, as an early stage investor and a director, in many young startups, some of which have already gone public or have been acquired by leading multinational companies.
Yuval served and still serves as a board member in multiple private and public companies including Traffix Systems, acquired by F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV), Trivnet, acquired by Gemalto (EPA:GTO), Guardium, acquired by IBM (NYSE:IBM), Radwiz, acquired by Terayon (NASDAQ:TERNE), Oridion Medical acquired by Covidien (NYSE: COV) , Lab-One Innovations (Chairman) , cVidya Networks and Oversi Networks.
Yuval earned his LLB and MBA degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Tal Jacobi, Chief Financial Officer
Tal is responsible for the Fund's financial operations and financial reporting .Tal uses her expertise in providing guidance and assistance to the fund's portfolio companies.
Tal brings to StageOne extensive financial experience after spending 6 years at Clal Industries and Investments (a subsidiary of the IDB, the largest conglomerate in Israel), where she was responsible, among other things, for financial control of several of its venture capital funds.
Tal is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) with a BA in Accounting and Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Paul Weissbach - Advisory Board Member
Michal Braun- Executive Assistant
Michal joined StageOne in 2008. She has acquried her MBA in the Business School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem majoring Marketing and Finance.
Michal earned her BSc degree in Nutrition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Through her army service she was the head of the clinic in her unit and supervise the training of the medical team.