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Managing Partner & Partner, YL Ventures
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Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber are Managing Partner and Partner, respectively, at YL Ventures, which invests early in cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, and software-as-a-service software companies, and accelerates their evolution via strategic advice and Silicon Valley-based operational execution.

Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf has been a successful tech entrepreneur and investor for the past two decades. YL Ventures, which he founded, invests early in core-technology software companies in and around the Internet, and accelerates their evolution via value-added involvement and Silicon Valley-based business development. He currently serves on the boards of six YL Ventures portfolio companies: Karamba Security, Twistlock, Hexadite, Seculert, Upstream Commerce, and FireLayers. He served on the boards of BlazeMeter until it was exited to CA Technologies, ClickTale until it was exited to Amadeus Capital, and AcceloWeb until it was exited to Limelight Networks.

Ofer Schreiber has broad responsibilities across deal sourcing, investment due diligence, and portfolio company value-add, and currently serves as a board observer of Karamba Security, Twistlock, FireLayers and Hexadite. Ofer joined YL Ventures from IVC Research Center where he spent nearly three years researching and analyzing the Israeli technology and venture capital industry. While at IVC, he specialized in the telecommunications, Internet, and mobile sectors and conducted research related to investment firms.

Articles by Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber
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Robert R. Ackerman Jr., Founder & Managing Director, Allegis Capital,  4/7/2020
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Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  4/8/2020
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