CEO, Co Founder / BoD
Michael is a skilled entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of success across the financial services and technology industries. Possessing a deep understanding of financial market trends and fintech innovation, Michael has experience with startup ventures, sales management, capital raising, blockchain and payment systems. He is also the founder of a private, family-owned real estate holding company in Israel.
Chairman of the Board
Ilan is an experienced chairperson and the Managing Partner of Firstime VC, a venture capital fund that invests in disruptive cutting-edge technologies. Ilan is accomplished in advertising, sales, entrepreneurship, strategic partnerships and management, and is the Chairman of McCann WorldGroup Israel, the country’s leading advertising agency.
Gilad is a finance and accounting professional with a strong background in banking and investments. Gilad was most recently Head of FX and the Derivatives Dealing Room and previously Head of ALM and Treasury at Union Bank of Israel, one of the country’s largest banks. He also has experience in portfolio management, having overseen FX exposure and funding for Phoenix Insurance Company’s proprietary and fiduciary accounts, which totaled approximately US$28 billion.
Or is a seasoned executive with vast knowledge of financial markets and the renewable energy sector. Or was previously Chairman of the Board of Enlight Renewable Energy and Spacecom, in which he participated in the local (Israel) market growth and the expanding to Europe, steering Enlight to become a leading company in the renewable energy ecosystem. Or also served a board member of several public companies in Israel and the United States.
Board of Directors
Ofer is an experienced strategy and business consultant, specializing in infrastructure, real estate, and corporate finance. He has managed a number of complex real estate transactions in Eastern Europe, and serves as a consultant to large companies and venture capital funds worldwide, including Morison Investments, a real estate investment fund in Hungary, and MirLand Development Corporation Plc., one of the leading international residential and commercial property developers in Russia.
Dr. Shachar Hadar
Legal - Corporate and Securities
Shachar is a Partner in Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal’s Corporate and Securities Group. He possesses a broad background in corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on public offerings in the United States, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance issues and general corporate and securities law counseling in Israel and the United States. Shachar also has extensive experience in structuring and leading cross-border transactions, representing both domestic and foreign corporations.
Legal - Corporate and Technology
Jonathan is a Partner in Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal’s Corporate and Securities Group and is at the forefront of blockchain infrastructure development. Jonathan is also highly experienced with private equity and venture capital funds, and in working with strategic investors and individual investors across a diverse range of equity and debt investment transactions.
Legal - Project Finance
Jonathan heads Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal’s Project Finance Group has been involved in many of the largest project financings in Israel. His transactional work has been recognized by numerous legal publications, including Chambers Global, Legal500, Who’s Who Legal and IFLR1000, where he is listed as a Band 1 practitioner in Israel Projects & Energy. He regularly advises companies, banks and financial institutions in the development and financing of infrastructure and energy projects.
Dr. Yoram Kornatzky
Yoram is a technologist with over 20 years of experience as a software architect and engineer, full-stack developer and blockchain expert. He has worked with companies like CheckPoint, Verint, LivePerson, Bank Hapoalim, and Analyst Investment Systems. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a B.A. summa cum laude and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Strategy & Management
Eli is a blockchain economics and finance expert, combining C-level managerial skills with leading strategic acumen. He is an advisor to a number of leading blockchain companies and is the CEO and co-founder of Silver Castle. Previously, he was CEO of Golf & Co., Israel’s third-largest fashion retailer, and a Senior Partner at TASC Consulting and Capital, Israel’s largest management consulting firm.