OurCrowd, a global equity crowdfunding platform, announced that Eli Nir has joined as Senior Investment Partner.
Nir joins the OurCrowd GP Investment Team from Amiti Venture Capital, one of Israel’s leading early stage venture capital funds with a focus on investing in early stage Israeli companies based on deep intellectual property, multi-disciplinary technologies and great management teams.
He co-led early stage investments in Israeli companies including Autotalks, Vayyar, CorePhotonics, Innoviz, Valens, and Sckipio.
Prior to Amiti, Nir had been Vice President for Research and Development at AudioCodes [AUDC – NASDAQ], managing several multinational R&D teams.
At OurCrowd, he will help create quality deal flow, strengthening OurCrowd’s Investment Committee, and helping lead the overall investment team activity at the firm’s Jerusalem headquarters. Nor will be leading investments across a wide range of technologies and at different stages of company development.
Led by CEO Jon Medved, OurCrowd is a global equity crowdfunding platform for accredited investors vetting and selecting opportunities, investing its own capital, and bringing companies to its accredited membership of global investors. It also provides post-investment support to its portfolio companies, assigns industry experts as mentors, and takes board seats.
The OurCrowd community of almost 20,000 investors from over 112 countries has invested over $440M into 120 portfolio companies and funds with thirteen exits to date, two IPO’s and eleven acquisitions.