Eliezer is the founder and Chairman of the Besadno Investment Group. In his close to 40 years as a businessman, he has accumulated experience in international business, in multiple markets across North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Through Besadno, Eliezer has led the Group to invest in close to 50 companies , and he has taken an active role in many of them. Eliezer believes in siyata dishmaya. He has written 3 books about it and he has names the Besadno, which are the initials of בסיעתא דשמייא נעשה ונצליח (With G-d’s help, we will succeed).
Ilan is a Senior Partner of Cohn, de Vries, Stadler & Co, a leading IP firm in Israel. He specializes in IP strategy and the buildup of value-generating IP portfolios and in IP due diligence. As a member of our investment committee, Ilan is an invaluable advisor to B-Seed Group.
Oded leads the InvestiNation team in identifying, choosing, and leading the best startups Israel has to offer on their journey to success. Oded is also a managing partner of B-Seed – a venture capital fund that invests in technology firms in a wide range of industries, as well as founding managing partner of BuiltUp Ventures. A born entrepreneur, Oded has founded and led an impressive array of startups (including EPOS) to success.
Rav Wallis served as helicopter pilot both in the Israel Air Force and the Marines. For the past 40 years, he has served as the CEO of the Arachim organization, one of the leading organizations in the Baal Teshuva movement in Israel, North America, South America, and the Far East. Rav Wallis is an experienced businessman and mentor in the area of business ethics.
Brigadier General Yaakov Nackash brings more than 20 years of experience in the fields of development of new technologies. In addition to serving as the former director of the Israel Defense Force’s Research and Development Division, Gen. Nackash was responsible for the IDF’s logistics and
procurement divisions. Since his retirement from the IDF, Gen. Nackash has served as a consultant to many companies in the fields of engineering; technological and medical systems; real estate; and, entrepreneurship, both in Israel and abroad. Gen. Nackash holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering
from Ben Gurion University; an Executive MBA from Tel Aviv University; and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Yaniv is an experienced commercial lawyer with nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of capital markets; investments; transactional law and corporate governance for both private and public companies; business strategy; finance; cross-border transactions; and marketing. Yaniv received his BA in Business Administration and his LL.B. from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He received his MBA (cum laude) from the Ben-Gurion University where he participated in an academic collaboration program with Columbia Business School in New York.
During his 22 year of serving in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Col. (Res.) Amos Mathan served in commanding position in the Artillery and in Research & Development (R&D) roles with the military.
During his career of R&D in the military, Mr. Amos Mathan was responsible for development of: electro-optical observation systems, ground radars, and command and control systems.
At a later stage of his career, Mr. Amos Mathan managed the R&D of the Artillery. Mr. Amos Mathan retired from the IDF in the year 2000 ranked as a Colonel. From 2000 to 2013 Mr. Amos Mathan worked for Elbit Systems.
Mr. Amos Mathan holds a B.C.s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management, as well as a Master’s degree in Industrial Management from Ben Gurion University. He is also a graduate of Harvard University’s Advanced Management Program.
Eli Yishai has been a public figure in Israel since the mid-1980s, having held numerous high-profile positions within the government and local authorities. He served as a member of the Jerusalem City Council, as director-general of the Shas movement, and as director-general of El HaMa’ayan. He also held the positions of Minister of Labor and Welfare, Minister of Industry, Trade and Employment, and Minister of the Interior. As a minister in the Israeli government, he was a member of the security-political cabinet and a member in a limited defense team. He was also a member of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committees and served as Chairman of the Home Front Preparedness Subcommittee.
In his 14 years at the helm of the Shas party, Eli accumulated many impressive achievements and was respected for his innovative vision on various public, economic and social issues.
Omer creates a bridge between our operations in the US and Israel, using his skill and expertise to make what is highly complex seem simple. With extensive startup business development experience and as part of our go-to-market team, Omer excels in client relations, go-to-market strategy, and new market development. He also boasts a deep understanding of industry trends and is highly skilled at analyzing new opportunities to accelerate value creation
In her interdisciplinary role, Anna bridges portfolio management, research and analysis with the aim of delivering high quality and accurate financial and portfolio information to investor clients. In her role she works in conjunction with the investment management group by managing various portfolio company correspondences and deliverables as well as the communication, tracking, and due diligence processes. Anna has over 13 years of experience in financial services sector, driving profitability growth, and improving business processes, in her impactful roles at leading Ukrainian and global companies.
Eran was a fighter pilot in the IAF as well as a flight instructor. He is a former diplomat at the Israeli Foreign Ministry, an economist and businessman. He is the Founder and Chairman of Rinsberg Holding Ltd., and an entrepreneur responsible for impact projects in third world countries.
Avi brings more than 20 years of experience in the fields of marketing and sales to Besadno. At Besadno, Avi is responsible for bringing Besadno’s messages about investing to the general public. Using a variety of platforms, including digital, social and print media, Avi aims to promote awareness about the Besadno brand both in Israel and around the world. Avi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
Arik is an internationally-renowned expert in sabotage and the fight against global terrorism. He is the first member of the ultra-Orthodox community to attain the rank of non-commissioned officer in the Israeli Police. Among his many achievements, Arik was part of the peace process negotiating team with Jordan and the Palestinian Authority. He established the Technology Administration of the police. As head of the logistics division, Arik was responsible for 1,200 employees and an annual budget of NIS 1.5 billion. In his last position, he served as head of the police planning department, responsible for strategic planning and management of a NIS 10 billion budget. In early 2006, Arik co-founded and served as Chairman of Sapir Tech (was acquired by Malam Tim). Arik has been an advisory member and on the board of directors of several companies, including a VC fund. More recently, He engaged in security consulting, homeland security consulting and technological development. Arik is a partner in a company that produces non-lethal weapons for the safe dispersal of demonstrations, developed a means to prevent sabotage attacks on vehicles and a patented Shabbat elevator.
In July 2020, following the Corona crisis, Arik was appointed by the Minister of Internal Security as a special advisor on the relationship between the police and ultra-Orthodox communities. Arik graduated in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.