Oren Dobronsky is an angel investor, a serial internet entrepreneur and a 15 year internet industry veteran with a proven track record for founding and leading companies to success.
In 1999, Oren co-founded Hotbar.com Inc, the first company to deploy and commercialize a browser toolbar. Hotbar employed 160 individuals and was highly profitable before it was acquired in 2006. Shortly after the Hotbar acquisition, Mr. Dobronsky founded SmartShopper, a browser based comparative shopping tool. Smartshopper was acquired 14 months after its inception.
In 2007 Oren co-founded Infolinks, a next-generation In-Text advertising network which is the fastest growing ad network in the space. In 2012 Oren co-founded Netwallet, a startup in the online payments space
Oren lives in California with his wife and daughter and as a true entrepreneur that is looking to solve a big pain. In 2011 he opened the only Israeli restaurant in the Silicon Valley, Oren’s Hummus Shop.
|Apr 19, 2016||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: April 19, 2016|
|Oct 22, 2014||Re/code - In Palo Alto, Even the Hummus Guy Has an E-Commerce Startup|
|Aug 23, 2014||TechCrunch - Amris Acquires Social Recruitment Platform Zao|
|Jun 2, 2014||TechCrunch - Home Deco Site Houzz Raises $150M At A $2.3B Post-Money Valuation|
|Mar 20, 2014||The Next Web - How Mobile Is Bridging Brick and Mortar’s Data Gap|
|Feb 22, 2014||TechCrunch - Meet Oren Zeev, Silicon Valley’s Builder-Investor|
|May 13, 2013||TechCrunch - OwnerListens Raises $1.1M To Keep Angry Customers From Running To Yelp|
|May 13, 2013||Venture Beat - OwnerListens nabs $1.1M for its Yelp alternative, a virtual suggestion box|