Board Members

  • Yoav Tzruya

    With his hands on approach to working with the numerous portfolio companies, Yoav sits on the board of several of JVP’s companies. Past exits include CyActive, acquired by PayPal in March 2015. Prior to joining JVP, Yoav headed venture capital consulting business, Altus Media, and ahead of that, spent five years as General Manager/COO and CMO of Exent Technologies. Prior to this, Yoav held executive positions with TeleKnowledge, an innovator in business support systems. Yoav spent six years in the Israeli Air Force, managing mission critical development projects including in the “enterprise” control, command & security space, and is a decorated officer. Yoav holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics (cum laude) and an MS in Computer Science (cum laude) from Tel-Aviv University, as well as an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management’s international program.

  • Dr. Nimrod Kozlovski

    With a strong legal and technological background, Nimrod consults to numerous governmental, business and financial organizations as well as international security bodies on information security and proactive security. Co-founder of two start-ups, PLYmedia and Altal Security, Nimrod also co-launched the Information Security and Cyber Security program as part of the MBA in Information Technologies in Tel Aviv University. He received his doctor degree in law (JD) from Yale Law School and conducted his Post-Doc research in computer science on proactive security at Yale School of Computer Sciences. In the Israel Defense Forces, Nimrod served as Captain in the Electronic Warfare unit. Nimrod was an adjunct professor at New York Law School and has written books and articles on Internet Law, Cyber Crime and Digital Law Enforcement and Copyright Law.



Jerusalem Venture Partners

Jerusalem Venture Partners’ investment strategy is spearheaded by a deep expertise in identifying opportunities from inception and growing them into global industry leaders. Through our theme-driven focus and strong network of strategic partners, we seek to stay ahead of the latest market trends and address the most relevant market needs. Our unique Centers of Excellence and dedicated team ensure we effectively deliver this added value directly to each of our current and prospective portfolio companies.



AllegisCyber, based in San Francisco, has pioneered an integrated cyber security investment platform spanning seed to early-growth cybersecurity companies. The firm invests on both coasts of the U.S. and in select international opportunities. Current investments include Area 1, Callsign, CyberGRX, E8 Security, SafeGuard Cyber, Shape Security, Signifyd, Synack, tCell.io and vArmour. For more information, please visit www.allegiscyber.com.


Connecticut Innovations

Connecticut Innovations is Connecticut’s strategic venture capital arm, providing funding and strategic support to early-stage technology companies. In addition to equity investments, CI provides grants that support innovation and collaboration through CTNext, and connections to its well-established network of partners and professionals. To learn more, visit www.ctinnovations.com.


Global Brain

To contribute to stimulate the Japanese economy, Global Brain supports startups that tackle various problems and create innovation. Our professionals with high achievement and extensive experience discover excellent startups through our multiple global locations and provide growth support through hands-on. The total asset under management is more than 100 billion yen (approx. US$900M), becoming the largest domestic independent venture capital firm.


SixThirty Cyber

Backed by CISOs and other corporate executives,SixThirty CYBER is a business development accelerator that works with a handful of cyber security-based technology startup companies each year. The selected companies receive hands-on training, mentoring, and networking opportunities with the top CISOs and executives of regional private companies.

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