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Jonathan Medved

Jonathan Medved

CEO at OurCrowd | Connections maxed please follow

Israel

Jonathan Medved is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Medved currently is the founder and CEO of OurCrowd, an equity-crowdfunding platform for accredited investors and angels focused on investing in Israeli and global startups www.ourcrowd.com.

Medved was the co-founder and CEO of Vringo between 2006-2012, a leader in the mobile social and video applications area. Vringo trades on the NASDAQ under the symbol of VRNG.

Prior to founding Vringo, Medved founded Israel Seed Partners in 1995 in his garage and co-managed the fund until January 2006. Israel Seed had $262M under management in four funds and has been an investor in 60 leading Israeli companies. Exits include: Shopping.com (acquired by Ebay), Compugen (Nasdaq: CGEN), Answers.com (acquired by Summit), Tradeum (acquired by VerticalNet),Broadlight (acquired by Broadcom), Mobile Access (acquired by Corning), Cyota (acquired by RSA), Native Networks (acquired by Alcatel), Xacct (acquired by Amdocs), Business Layers (acquired by CA), Xtellus (acquired by Oclaro), Digital Fuel (acquired by VMWare).

Prior to Israel Seed, Medved built several technology startups. Medved was a founder and Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales at MERET Optical Communications, Inc. (Santa Monica, CA) between 1982-1991. MERET was an early pioneer in fiber optic communication systems for video transmission which was acquired by the Amoco Corporation (NYSE:BP) in 1990. Medved then was part of the founding management team at Accent Software (Nasdaq:ACNTF) where he served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales between 1992-1994.

Medved is currently active on the Boards of various non-profits including the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency, Bnai David Eli, Ma’aleh, Michael Levin Lone Soldier Center, AMI, Aish Boneh Yerushalayim Dinner, and the Jerusalem College of Technology. Medved lives in Jerusalem with his wife Jane and his four children and collects rare single malts and loud Hawaiian shirts.


Experience:

  • General Partner (Israel Seed Partners)
  • Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales (MERET Optical Communications)
  • Executive Vice President Marketing and Sales (Accent Software)
  • CEO (OurCrowd)
  • CEO (Vringo)

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