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Noya LizorNoya is Director of Content at Viola Group and Managing Editor of Viola-Notes.com
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Alon WeinbergAlon joined Carmel in 2015 and has over 10 years of experience in product marketing, business development and international sales.
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Amit AshkenaziAmit joined Viola Growth in 2012 and currently serves as a Partner in the fund.
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Ofer BrandesOfer is CTO at Carmel Ventures. He is involved in the technological evaluation aspects of the due diligence process and works with CTOs and R&D managers of portfolio companies post-investment.
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Ronen NirRonen Joined Carmel Ventures in February 2008 and currently serves as a General Partner. Ronen's investment areas focus on SaaS, big data, cyber security and internet.
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Ori BendoriOri Bendori has been a General Partner at Carmel Ventures since 2004 and focuses primarily on investments in the areas of Communications, Infrastructure, Semiconductors and Energy.
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Ran LevitzkyRan Levitzky is a Principal at Carmel Ventures.
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Daniel CohenDaniel Cohen joined Carmel Ventures in mid-2013 as a General Partner, with more than 11 years of VC experience. Daniel investment interests include digital media and consumer internet.
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Guest Contributors

Doron GordonDoron is a successful entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Samanage.
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John LoGiocoJohn LoGioco is President & Chief Operating Officer at Phrasetech. Prior to joining Phrasetech, John was Executive Vice President and member of the founding team at Outbrain.
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Einav LavivEinav Laviv is a full-stack startup marketing expert and the Co-founder of G2Mteam.
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Elad ManishvizElad is CMO at RR Media. He has over 15 years of experience and business leadership in the digital media, video, entertainment and advertising industries.
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Roy KliegerRoy Klieger is a seasoned product expert with vast experience in mobile and Internet apps & services.
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Ori LahavOri Lahav is Co-Founder and General Manager, Israel at Outbrain. Ori oversees the company's R&D center located in Israel.
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Jonny SteelAs VP Marketing, Jonny spreads the word about Payoneer empowering global commerce by connecting businesses, professionals, countries and currencies with its innovative cross-border payments platform.
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Maya PizovMaya joined enSilo as VP Business Development in April 2015. Prior to that she was a Principal at Carmel Ventures from 2012 - 2015. She has over 7 years of experience in product management, program and account management from leading tech firms and the Israeli Ministry of Defense.
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Pamela BeckerPamela is the VP Global Marketing at Matomy. She previously held senior marketing positions at Carmel Ventures portfolio companies ironSource and MyThings.
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Shiri GrosbardShiri is Co-founder and VP Marketing at Join - Digital Talent Agency.
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David SchapiroDavid Schapiro is a visionary and seasoned executive with over 30 years’ experience in business management and product leadership in global SaaS and enterprise software companies.
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Tomer Bar-ZeevTomer Bar-Zeev is the Co-founder and CEO of ironSource, a global technology powerhouse connecting users and apps across devices and platforms.
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Irit KahanIrit covers Israel-related investments for Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners.
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Carmel YoeliCarmel Yoeli is the co-founder and CEO of Atreo, a technology marketing agency that focuses exclusively on hi-tech, strategic B2B marketing.
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Eitan ChitayatEitan is the founder of the global natie agency whose heart is in Tel Aviv. A creative director, copywriter and brand-builder, Eitan's has been delivering marketing campaigns for international clients for over 15 years.
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Assaf GueryAssaf Guery is a design consultancy executive with over 20 years of experience helping global hi-tech leaders and startups solve their most pressing branding challenges.
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Saar BrodskySaar Brodsky is the co-founder and VP Creative of Atreo, a technology marketing agency that focuses exclusively on hi-tech, strategic B2B marketing.
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Jonathan NimrodiJonathan is CEO and Head of Inbound Marketing at Cookie Jar, a growth hacking firm specializing in funnel optimization, CRO & social media management, marketing, advertising and measurement.
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Danna ZakaiDanna Zakai is an Inside Sales Trainer who specializes in the B2B global market.
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Moran BarneaMoran is the co-founder of No CMO, which provides online marketing strategies for founders and companies without a CMO.
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Onwards and Upwards: From a decade on Wall Street to a Partnership at Carmel Ventures

March 09, 2017
This is my first blog post in what I hope will become a recurring series. It will be on a more personal level, capturing my own jo... MORE
Onwards and Upwards: From a decade on Wall Street to a Partnership at Carmel Ventures

Why Salespeople MUST understand prospective clients (and how to structure a winning Sales call)

February 15, 2017
The following is a guest post by Inside Sales trainer, Danna Zakai. When I started my sales career, I didn't know it was going ... MORE
successful sales call

Why startups should ride the Innovation Wave (or risk being overtaken by it)

February 13, 2017
The global industrial revolution, which began in Great Britain in the late 18th century, led to a huge wave of innovations, like t... MORE
Industrial Revolution Innovation - Viola Notes

Never do the work!

February 01, 2017
All technology growth companies are faced with the need to scale their organization in order to execute on the opportunity they ha... MORE
CEO overseeing his company

How Amazon’s Alexa is shaping the Voice-First revolution (and why IoT companies should take notice)

February 01, 2017
This year’s annual CES conference was especially exciting for me because it was the first time I attended as an investor. With s... MORE
Amazon Alexa's Echo
IoT

[VIDEO] Viola Group Founders & CEOs reveal what they’re looking forward to in 2017

January 09, 2017
We had a great year at Viola working with our portfolio companies in 2016 as they each continued their journey of growth. We ch... MORE
Viola Group portfolio companies Founders and CEOs

Why trust is the ultimate key to making a sale (plus 9 tips on how to create and maintain it)

December 07, 2016
The following is a guest post by Inside Sales trainer, Danna Zakai. On the surface, it may seem that Sales is nothing more than... MORE
establishing strust in sales

[VIDEO] Daniel Cohen chats with Jeff Fromm about the influencing power of Millennials

December 06, 2016
Almost every day I get involved in a conversation related to the different generation types. Millennials are clearly the hottest b... MORE
Daniel Cohen from Carmel Ventures interviewing Jeff Fromm

AWS re:Invent 2016: Key takeaways and what they mean for early stage startups

December 05, 2016
Last week’s 2016 Amazon Web Services re:Invent was the biggest one yet, with more than 32,000 visitors attending the event acros... MORE
AWS re:Invent 2016: Key takeaways and what they mean for early stage startups

Why my passion for IoT has led me to move to the bright side of Venture Capital

November 15, 2016
I have long been interested in the intersection between business and technology, so the opportunity to be exposed to a constant fl... MORE
Zvika Orron - Venture Partner, Carmel Ventures

Why Carmel is more excited than ever about investing in Consumer startups

November 12, 2016
For the longest time, it’s been presumed that Israel will never create great consumer-focused tech companies. After all, we’re... MORE
Mobile Shopping - Viola Notes

Why the fact that women hold barely any senior roles in Private Equity is mostly bad for… Private Equity

October 19, 2016
A few weeks ago I attended an event in which a panel of speakers discussed the Israeli VC and investment community. One of the pan... MORE
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