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Yair Goldfinger

Yair Goldfinger is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AppCard, a loyalty 3.0 platform.

Previously, he co-founded and was Chief Technology Officer of Dotomi, an on-line advertising company which focuses on creating personal, relevant and timely one-to-one messaging between marketers and their customers; Dotomi was acquired by ValueClick at 2011.

At 26, Goldfinger co-founded ICQ, the world’s first Internet-wide instant messaging service, which was acquired by AOL in 1998. He holds several patents in the area of instant messaging.

Goldfinger is an active investor in several Israeli start-up companies. He is also a co-founder and sits on the management committee of the Friends of Raveh Ravid Fund, dedicated to the creation and formation of a new generation of young educated leaders who will take a part in management and leadership roles.

Goldfinger holds a BA in Math and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and was granted the Wharton Infosys Business Transformation Award in 2005.

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Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Keepy 10/2013Seed$1.1M8
Pins 2013Angel2
KnockaTV 6/2007Series A$3.5M5

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  1. Keepy Raises $1.1 Million To Store All Your Kids’ Artwork And Mementos (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. No More Private Foursquare Check-ins? No Problem. Pins For iPhone Lets You Save & Share Your Favorite Places (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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