About Steven Blumgart and Denes Ban:
Steven is an investor in, and board member of, a number of privately-held businesses. Until January 2012, Mr. Blumgart was Co-director of the aluminum division at Glencore International plc, one of the largest commodity trading firms in the world, valued at $40bn.
Denes is a successful entrepreneur and angel investor and has founded, advised and invested in a number of startups in the past decade. Denes also served as CRO at Futureal, one of the largest Central European real estate investment partnerships and led one of the European consulting units of Exportradet.
OurCrowd is the world's leading VC-crowdfunding platform founded by serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jon Medved. Based in Israel, OurCrowd enables accredited investors from around the world to access and invest in great startups at great terms. To date, OurCrowd and its members have invested over $100 million in 56 companies. Visit our website to learn more about how you can join us as an investor or entrepreneur. Read our recent press coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek.
About Bank Leumi (UK) plc
Bank Leumi (UK) is a first class boutique bank offering a wide range of corporate and private banking services to both UK based and international clients. Within the corporate sphere, the Bank’s activities include commercial finance, trade finance, with a particular expertise in financing cross border trading, commodity finance, financing Israeli related business, media finance, and commercial and residential property finance. The Bank also specialises in UK and international private banking and wealth management, offering an extensive range of deposit accounts, investment services, structured products, and foreign exchange and hedging facilities. Working closely with its parent company, the Bank Leumi le-Israel Group and its specialised High Tech Subsidiary, Leumitech, the Bank is currently in the final stages of developing a bespoke start up offering which is specifically tailored to meet the evolving needs of start-up companies.