Our Team

Alumni of 8200, grew up in Japan. Yoav is a certified Attorney at Law and has worked at numerous Israeli startups.

Yoav Ramot
Founder, CEO

Served as Scientific and Cultural Attaché at the Israeli Embassy in Tokyo (2011 - 2016). Nir is deeply involved in the Japan-Israel relationship.

Nir Turk
Founding Partner, COO

Born in Tokyo, bred in NZ. Starting various companies in digital marketing and trading as well as developing businesses for companies in and out of Japan for 13 years.

Yuta Iguchi
Partner, Business Development

Born and raised in Japan. Reina has experiences of various positions in Japanese and multi-national companies as well as start-up.

Reina Ito
Relationship Manager

Founder and CEO of Via Transportation, global provider of on-demand transit and ride sharing technology.

Daniel Ramot
Co-founder

Founder and Partner of Nielsen Innovate, Israel's prominent technology incubator and investment fund, licensed by the Israeli Chief Scientist.

Esther Barak
Founding Member

Serial entrepreneur and founder of numerous successful companies. Avinoam has years of experience taking disruptive products to market.

Avinoam Nowogrodski
Founding Member

Senior Partner at EY, and founder of the Firm's High-Tech Assurance practice. Oren's department audits more than 50% of Israeli startups.

Oren Baron
Advisor

Served for 32 years in the IDF Intelligence Division, and former Commander of Unit 8200. Yair now leads PeriTech investment firm.

Yair Cohen
Advisor

Managing General Partner and Co-Founder of Pitango, Israel's leading Venture Capital Firm. Chemi serves on the Board of many portfolio companies.

Chemi Peres
Advisor