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BirthplaceHerzliya, Israel


The Open University of Israel, BA 2008
Computer Science

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Amit Avner

Amit is the founder and CEO of Taykey, an ad-tech startup that enables dynamic media based on what the advertiser’s audience is talking about in the moment.

Taykey was founded in 2009, and is backed by Sequoia Capital, SoftBank, Marker and Tenaya with offices in New York, San Francisco, London and Israel.

Amit was also the founder of bWitty / WittySearch a search technology company, and a boutique consulting agency. Amit founded bWitty at the age of 14 in Israel.

In Sep 2009 and 2013, Amit was chosen to be one of Israel’s Top 40 under 40 by TheMarker Magazine. In December 2013, Amit was chosen Top under 30 by Globes Magazine and by Forbes Top 30 Under 30.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Plaid 9/2013Seed$2.8M11



  1. Plaid Raises $2.8M To Make Banking Data More Developer Friendly ( [edit]
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