About The Connectors’ Circle

The Connectors’ Circle of the Swiss-Israeli Lean Launchpad programme are not only connectors to the Israeli ecosystem but at times also mentors for the participating startups.

All our mentors are seasoned professional with deep expertise and extensive contacts in respective their fields, backed by hands-on business experience. These mentors guide entrepreneurs through personal coaching and assist them in strategizing their product-market fit; they also open their doors to connect the Lean Launchpad programme’s entrepreneurs with the relevant players in the Israeli ecosystem.

Meet The Circle

  • Amihai Neiderman

    Amihai NeidermanFounder, Nym Health

  • Gal Peretz

    Gal PeretzCTO, SAIPS

  • Gil Shai

    Gil ShaiEntrepreneur and Climate Tech Investor

  • Inbal Shenfeld

    Inbal ShenfeldChief of Staff Helios, Angel investor

  • Itay Bochner

    Itay BochnerTI Lead product manager, Rapid7

  • Karine Ben-Simhon

    Karine Ben-SimhonVP Customer Advocacy at Trellix Advanced Research Center

  • Ram Yonish

    Ram YonishContrast Security GM Israel, Angel investor

  • Ran Meged

    Ran MegedInvestor, Senior Manager, and Board Member

  • Revital Hendler

    Revital HendlerSerial tech entrepreneur, Founder of AllJobs and Breezometer

  • Previous Cohorts
  • Alina Shkolnikov

    Alina ShkolnikovFounder-Impact and ESG consultant, TAI Consulting

  • Eyal Shimoni

    Eyal ShimoniFoodTech Expert

  • Gil Horsky

    Gil HorskyFounding Partner, FLORA Ventures

  • Ilanit Kabessa

    Ilanit KabessaManaging Partner, URIKA

  • Mcha Oestereich

    Mcha OestereichMedtech Expert, Entrepreneur, Regulatory strategist

  • Ronit Eshel

    Ronit EshelAdvanced Manufacturing Director, Israeli Innovation

  • Hilly Hirt

    Hilly HirtHead of Impact Entrepreneurship

  • Tomer Swisa

    Tomer SwisaDirector of Industry Innovation and International Relations, Kineret Innovation Center

  • Amir Tzach

    Amir TzachVP Investments & Business Development, Innegev

  • Adi Vagman

    Adi VagmanCo-Founder and Managing Partner, E44 Ventures

  • Zafrir Asaf

    Zafrir AsafPartner, Blue Laurel Advisors

  • Shay Bialik

    Shay BialikDirector of Global Sustainability and Ethics, Strauss Group

  • Noa Isralowitz

    Noa IsralowitzVP DealFlow Operations, Innegev