Eden Shochat is a partner at Aleph, a new $140 million venture capital fund focused on serving Israeli entrepreneurs who want to build big, scalable, global businesses, focusing on early stage series A funding.
Prior to founding Aleph, Shochat was a general partner at Genesis where he focused on seed-stage investments and prior to that, was a co-founder of face.com, the world leader in massive, web-scale face recognition in social networks, recently acquired by facebook. He also co-founded and was the CTO of Aternity, where he led the strategic product direction for its dominant user-experience monitoring platform.
Eden’s approach to investing is “hands-off unless requested” approach. If asked, he has hands-on experience with massively scalable Internet applications, networking, financial algorithms & platforms, client-side 2D/3D graphic engines, software-as-a-service and traditional enterprise software.
Passionate about Entrepreneurship, Eden started The Junction which was voted as the #1 startup program in Israel, is one of the organizers of the annual Geekcon geeks conference and teaches at the IDC (Herzeliya interdisciplinary center) Zell entrepreneurship program.
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