Shmuel has 10+ years experience in financial services and venture capital investing. His current responsibilities include management over follow on financings of portfolio companies at OurCrowd, as well as overall portfolio management and financial analysis. Shmuel joined OurCrowd during its early days, and is largely responsible for the design of many of its back-office architectures and systems. This undertaking has granted Shmuel hands on experience in building scalable operational infrastructure. During his tenure at OurCrowd, Shmuel has advised numerous start-ups on capital raisings, and has been instrumental in term sheet negotiation. With previous experience in financial controlling positions, Shmuel has served as interim CFO of portfolio companies during their transition stages. Shmuel holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting and business economics, and is a member of CPA Australia. His high-level ethical conduct has been a contributing factor to his successful nurturing of client relationships and ability to be a team leader.