Management
Tomer Dvir
Tomer Dvir | Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer

Tomer started programming at the age of 9. Before co-founding Soluto, Tomer was CTO at MDG Medical, where he led the software and hardware development of medication dispensing products for hospitals. Before that he co-founded InetB, a web applications software provider.
Tomer is also an amateur drummer and prefers cats over dogs.

Omri Haim
Omri Haim | CTO, VP R&D

Omri started using his first computer at the age of 10. Prior to Soluto, Omri led various engineering projects, two of which won prestigious Israeli Defense awards. Later, Omri was part of the development team at Envara, acquired by Intel in 2004. After that, Omri co-founded Neocraft where he led the software group, building the world’s first digital guitar.
In his spare time Omri enjoys football, chess and electronic music.

Merav Oren Moskovich
Merav Oren Moskovich | VP Product

Merav joined Soluto in 2011 and leads all core products as well as all internal marketing operations. As an Industrial Engineer (Tel Aviv University, summa cum laude), Merav brings a wealth of experience in process management, data analysis and systems optimization to the team. Prior to Soluto Merav was a product manager at DeltaThree where she lead consumer VOIP products, and LookupPage where she was the project manager.
Merav is a big fan of House MD and loves traveling, movies, spreadsheets and she is in the process of learning Salsa dancing.

Boaz Shetzer
Boaz Shetzer | VP Operations

Trained as an electrical engineer, Boaz worked as a developer for Texas Instruments before joining Soluto. Over the years, Boaz has volunteered as a professional manager at Pa'amonim, a non-profit organization that helps families in debt.
Boaz loves to cook, bake and stir up food creations.

History

Soluto was founded in 2008 by Tomer Dvir and Ishay Green.

Investors
Bessemer

Index Ventures is a venture capital firm, founded in 1996, that partners with entrepreneurs in the technology, biotech and clean tech industries. The team is based in Geneva, London, and Jersey and will open a Silicon Valley office in the Fall of 2011. Index works closely with companies at all stages to build disruptive technologies and emerge as market defining global leaders. The firm is currently investing from the Index Ventures Seed Fund (2010), Index Ventures fund V (€350 million, 2009) and the Index Ventures Growth I fund (€400 million, 2008). Successful exits from the technology portfolio include Lovefilm (acquired by Amazon), Betfair (LSE : BET.L), Playfish (acquired by Electronic Arts), MySQL (acquired by Sun), Last.fm (acquired by CBS) and Skype (acquired by eBay). Index’s current investments include Adconion, AlertMe, ASOS, Criteo, Boku, Etsy, Factual, Flipboard, GroupSpaces, Mimecast, MOO, Moshi Monsters, Ozon.ru, Rightscale, Sonos, Privalia, Rightscale, Trialpay and viagogo.

Bessemer

Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP)– Founded in New York in 1911, BVP has funded over 100 start-ups that went on to become independent public companies, among them Skype, Hotjobs, Yelp, Versant (now Symantec), and Staples. From offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Boston, Mumbai and Herzliya, BVP today manages more than US$2 billion of venture capital, invested in more than 130 start-ups around the world.

Giza

Giza Venture Capital established in 1992, is a pioneer investor in seed and early-stage technology companies. Giza currently manages five funds totaling about $600 million. Giza investment professionals bring wealth of expertise and experience in Communications, Semiconductors, Information Technology, Enterprise Software, Life Sciences, CleanTech, Media, Internet & Entertainment. Giza has invested in 93 companies in the sectors of Communications, Information Technology, Enterprise Software and Life Sciences, with 31 exits. All the fund's partners have previously held key executive positions at leading technology companies or financial institutions. Their combined expertise empowers the team's effective decision-making and problem solving capabilities and accounts for the fund's hands-on approach in working closely with its portfolio companies. The Fund brings significant added value to its portfolio companies post-investment, through involvement at board level as well as providing active support in strategy, marketing, financial and personnel-related decisions.

Proxima

Proxima Investments – Tel Aviv-based Proxima invests primarily in seed and early-stage companies. In addition to capital, they offer entrepreneurs venture assistance and strategic advice. Since it was established in 2003, Proxima has invested in Biotech, Information Technology and Internet companies including Collarity, EnzySurge Ltd., Glycominds, SundaySky, and Onigma Ltd., which was bought by McAfee, Inc. in 2006.

Innovation Endeavors

Founded in 2010 by Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Dror Berman, Innovation Endeavors is an early stage venture fund focused on advancing the world by providing high- impact entrepreneurs with the capital, coaching and network to build game-changing ventures. Innovation Endeavors has invested in more than 30 companies around the world in various industries. Innovation Endeavors is based in Palo Alto with an office in Tel Aviv.

Crunch Fund

CrunchFund is an early stage venture capital firm founded by Michael Arrington, Patrick Gallagher, and MG Siegler. The fund invests in and works with information technology companies at any stage but is primarily focused on seed and early stage investments.

Initial Capital

Initial Capital is an early-stage investment firm focused on investing in Israeli & Brazilian startups at angel through to higher levels. Initial Capital is made up of a group of street-smart, sneaker-wearing, laid-back investors.

Angle Investors
Angle Investors

Soluto has several angel investors involved in the operations of the company – all of whom serve as active advisors to the company’s management. Below is a partial list of our angel investors:

Nadav Zohar – Founder of Impact Equity, a financial advisory and investment house. Formerly, an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers. Nadav serves as Soluto’s non-executive chairman.

Chris Dixon – Co-founder of Hunch.com, he formerly co-founded and served as CEO of SiteAdvisor through its acquisition by McAfee, Inc. Chris has personally invested in several early-stage technology companies including TrialPay, DocVerse, Knewton, and Oddcast.

Yuval Neeman – Spent 16 years at Microsoft, most recently as Corporate Vice President of Storage and Platform Solutions. Previously, he was responsible for the Developer Division, which included Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET and Microsoft .NET Framework technologies. Yuval was on the board of M-Systems until it was acquired by SanDisk.

Ayla Matalon – Executive Director of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Israel, she has more than 15 years of experience in the high-tech and venture capital industries. Ayla is a renowned lecturer on high-tech entrepreneurship and business development in various business and engineering schools.

Lior Golan - Co-Founded and served as Chief Technology Officer of Cyota, which was acquired by RSA Security in 2005. Lior has extensive experience in large-scale software engineering projects, cryptography and operating system design.