Who we are

Nathan Shuchami

Managing Partner

Nathan is an angel investor, entrepreneur and a cybersecurity and enterprise software executive, with over 25 years of experience in senior management, global sales and business development.

Between 1996 – 2005 Nathan held various top executive global roles at Enigma Inc., an enterprise software startup including: VP- professional consulting, VP Sales – aerospace (out of Boston) and VP Sales – Europe (out of Munich).

In 2006 Nathan co-founded and led as a CEO Sentrigo Inc., a database security startup, and in 2008 he relocated to the bay area (California). Sentrigo was acquired in 2011 by McAfee – a cyber security global leader, where Nathan took upon himself the role of VP – Database Security.

In 2014 Nathan co-founded Hyperwise Security – an advanced threats prevention innovative start up, together with his current partners Ben Omelchenko and Aviv Gafni. Nathan led the company as its CEO, and in 2015 Hyperwise Security was acquired by Check Point Software Technologies.

Between 2015 -2019 Nathan served as the VP of Emerging Products with Check Point, holding global sales responsibilities for the portfolio of advanced cyber security solutions, including Cloud, Mobile and Endpoint Security, as well as advanced threats prevention.

Throughout his career Nathan served as an advisor to many successful startups, including LightCyber (acquired by PAN), Mobilisafe (acquired by Rapid7) and SkyGiraffe (acquired by ServiceNow). Nathan was also involved in the establishment of several additional successful startups: Applause (uTest –acquired by Vista), FireGlass (acquired by Symantec), Emza (acquired by Himax), Acqua Security and Orca Security.

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Ben Omelchenko

Managing Partner

Ben is an angel investor and entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience in the field of cyber security. Prior to turning investor, Ben co-founded Hyperwise Security that pioneered a groundbreaking CPU-Level detection technology, which was acquired by Check Point in 2/2015.

Ben established Check Point’s cyber security innovation group, and managed the ideation, research and productization of the internally incubated advanced solutions for over four years, helping Check Point deliver the most innovative security technologies to its customers.

Ben also helped to establish Check Point’s Cyber Security Academy – an internal elite boot-camp that transformed candidates without prior experience into cyber security researchers. During his last year in Check Point, Ben worked closely with the Corporate Development VP, advising on potential M&A opportunities, generating deal flow and conducting due diligence.

Together with his current partners, Aviv Gafni and Nathan Shuchami, Ben was an angel investor, supporting 3rd party VCs in conducting due diligence processes and mentoring first-time entrepreneurs.

Prior to Hyperwise Security Ben co-founded Bakoomba, an offensive cyber startup, but decided after a year to focus exclusively on cyber security innovation.

Ben served as a security researcher in an elite department of 8200 intelligence unit, holds BS.C. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Tel Aviv University, and is a co-inventor of 3 patents in cyber security.

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Aviv Gafni

Managing Partner

Aviv is an angel investor and entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience in the field of cyber security.

Prior to turning investor, Aviv co-founded Hyperwise Security that pioneered a groundbreaking CPU-Level detection technology, which was acquired by Check Point in 2/2015.

Between 2015 – 2019, while with Check Point, Aviv lead the advanced cyber security ideation process, and pioneered, researched and developed groundbreaking technologies, helping Check Point to deliver the most innovative security technologies to its customers. In addition to his architect role, Aviv served as an expert advisor to Dr. Dorit Dor, the VP Products of Check Point, advising on various cyber security ideas and challenges.

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Sarit Azrilevich

CFO

Sarit is a finance executive and a management consultant, with over 20 years of experience in financial management and business development, primarily focusing on the high-tech sector.

Between 1993-1998 Sarit was part of the KPMG tax department in Israel.

Between 1998-2001 Sarit held several finance management positions at Enigma Inc., an enterprise Software Startup, among them a financial Controller out of Israel and head of Finance of the Eauropean subsidiary out of London.

Between 2002-2006 Sarit was part of the management group of a London based media group, responsible for all of their financial affairs.

In 2006 Sarit joined Sentrigo Inc., a database security startup, as the group VP Finance, managing all of the finance, HR and legal aspects of the company – from inception until its acquisition by McAfee.

In 2013 Sarit moved to Hong Kong, and provided finance and treasury services to local non-profit organizations.

Sarit holds a BA degree in statistics and accounting, and an MBA degree majoring in operations research, both from Tel Aviv University.

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