Surrounding our portfolio founders with the most valuable relationships

 

Our Portfolio Founders

are an invaluable support network for one another

Several Founders have become Cyberstarts investors too.

This gives us extra special joy.

Our Investors

are the most successful cybersecurity entrepreneurs
and they’re on your team

Peter Mckay

CEO at Snyk

Gili’s experience and domain expertise, coupled with our vast experience in establishing companies and building innovative products, will help younger entrepreneurs build amazing companies.

Shlomo Kramer

Founder Check Point Software, Founder & CEO at Impreva, Cato

Gil Zimmermann

Founder & CEO, Cloudlock

Gili mentored Adallom from the start, helping us define the product and sharpen our value proposition, until the sale of the company. I invested in Cyberstarts so that a new generation of entrepreneurs receives the best mentoring and support from Israel’s cybersecurity dream team.

Assaf Rappaport

Founder & CEO at Adallom, Wiz, GM at Microsoft Security BU

In order to respond rapidly to the market’s needs, you must have deep understanding of the field, and this is a major advantage that our fund offers.

Mickey Boodaei

Founder & CEO at Trusteer, Transmit

Mille Gandelsman

VP, OT Security Products at Tenable

Knowing Gili for many years, I am confident that Cyberstars and its unique composition of investors will play a key role in growing a new generation of leading cybersecurity start-ups.

Roy Zisapel

Founder & CEO at Radware

The unique combination of Gili’s experience, all of our professional cybersecurity networks and top CISOs on board is what makes Cyberstarts such a valuable asset for entrepreneurs and I’m happy to be part of this great endeavour.

Gonen Fink

LightCyber CEO

Cyberstart's extreme market focus, combined with Gili's deep experience and an amazing advisory network, sets up cybersecurity startups for success like no other.

Guy Podjarny

Snyk Founder & President

The need for a comprehensive cybersecurity strategy in enterprises has never been more critical. Cyberstarts’ platform comprises some of the world's most accomplished security entrepreneurs and CISOs, and draws on Israel's talent and domain expertise to create the next generation of leading security companies.

Yair Grindlinger

FireLayers Co-Founder & CEO

The first step in building a great company is making sure you have the right people by your side. Gili and the Cyberstarts members are the ideal partners for every entrepreneur embarking on this exciting journey.

Dan Amiga

Founder & CTO at Fireglass and Zero Abstraction

Cyberstarts is building the next generation of world-class Israeli cybersecurity businesses. Along with esteemed peers and colleagues around the world, I am proud to support Gili’s efforts and vision to drive innovation and entrepreneurship.

Udi Mokady

CyberArk Chairman, CEO & Co Founder

Successful cybersecurity startups require a mix of amazing product, positioning, access to top executive talent, customers and worldwide distribution channels - and a lot of market credibility. You bring the product, Cyberstrats brings the rest.

Rakesh K. Loonkar

Founder & President at Trusteer, Transmit

In 10 years, Palo Alto Networks became the largest independent cybersecurity company due to our relentless focus on our customers’ success. Cyberstarts holds the same philosophy and will guide young entrepreneurs down the right path.

Nir Zuk

Founder & CTO, Palo Alto Netwotks

As a seasoned security entrepreneur it was important for me to invest in a vehicle that provides real value for the younger generation of security talent. Gili and the Cyberstarts team are uniquely positioned to guide starting entrepreneurs on their long journey to building successful cybersecurity businesses.

Slavik Markovich

Demisto CEO & Co-Founder

Cyberstarts maximizes the symbiotic relationship between young and talented entrepreneurs and successful industry veterans.

Amichai Shulman

Imperva CTO & Co-Founder

Yevgeny Dibrov

Founder & CEO at Armis

Marius Nacht

Founder of Check Point Software

Nadir Izrael

Armis CTO & Co-Founder

Adi Sharabani

CEO and Founder at SkyCure

Gili’s exceptional domain expertise and invaluable experience as a successful entrepreneur and investor makes Cyberstarts the go-to fund for young entrepreneurs looking to build substantial cybersecurity businesses.

Zohar Alon

Dome9 CEO & Co-Founder

The close work with Gili and his CISOs network enabled us to accelerate product innovation and cut time to market.

Ofer Hendler

Founder & CEO at Trustdome

Cyberstarts combines two of my biggest passions - Cybersecurity and startups. Knowing Gili for many years I am confident his fund will invest in Israel’s brightest entrepreneurs, providing them with unparalleled guidance and support.

Yuval Cohen

Neebula CEO & Co-Founder

Our CISO’s

collaborate closely with our Founders to solve their biggest challenges from deep within their deliberation chambers

Heather Gantt-Evans

Chief Information Security Officer at SailPoint

Ori Fragman

CISO at Ahold Delhaize

Jim Routh

prev. CISO at MassMutual

Joseph Tso

Chief Information Security Officer at Scotiabank US

Naveen Zutshi

CIO at Databricks

Patrick Joyce

VP & Chief Security Officer (CISO & CSO) at Medtronic

Mike Towers

CISO at Takeda

Abhishek Agarwal

CISO at Fresenius Medical Care North America

Diego Souza

Global Chief Information Security Officer at Cummins

Lenny Maly

CISO at Granicus

Tony Ferguson

Head of IT at Forrester

Friedrich Wetschnig

CISO & VP Enterprise Information Technology at Flex

Scott Morris

SVP, CISO at Zipari

Sameer Jain

CIO at Nomura

David Fairman

CSO at Netskope

Curtis Simpson

Ciso at Armis

Frank Fanzilli

Former CIO at CSFB

Ricardo Lafosse

Chief CISO at The Kraft Heinz Company

Keith Gordon

CSO at CIBC

Karl Mattson

CISO at Noname

Jason Clark

Chairman of the CISO Board

Karthik Swarnam

CISO at AT&T

Neal Pollard

CISO at UBS

Yaron Levi

CISO at Dolby

Mahmood Khan

SVP & Global Chief Information Security Officer at CNA Insurance

David Currie

CISO at Nubank

Todd Friedman

CISO at Resmed

Frank Nazzaro

CISO at Freddie Mac

Julie Talbot-Hubbard

Senior Vice President, Cyber Protection and Identity at Optiv

Matthew Mccormack

SVP & CISO at gsk

Andrew Kirkland

CISO at Starbucks

James Christiansen

VP, Cloud Security Transformation at Netskope

Rich Baich

SVP, CISO at AIG

Laz Montano

Information technology consultant at Physician Partners of America

Emily Heath

SVP, Chief Trust & Security Officer at DocuSign

Betty Elliot

CISO at FreddieMac

Dustin Wilcox

VP and CISO at Anthem

Ziv Maor

Head of Security Architecture and Cyber Security at Novartis

Gary Harbison

VP, Global CISO at Bayer

Gram Ludlow

SVP, Global Information Security at Marriott Vacations Worldwide

Bobby Singh

CISO & CTO at TMX

Tal Arad

CISO at Carlsberg

Shaun Khalfan

SVP, CISO at Discover Financial Services

Umesh Yerram

CISO at CBOE

Adam Ely

CISO at Fidelity Investments

Kevin McCarty

Managing Director, Information Protection at Cigna

Stu Solomon

President at Recorded Future

Harry Moseley

CIO at Zoom

Arvin Bansal

Sr. Dir. Cloud Security Risk Governance

Bob Schuetter

CISO at Ashland

Gleb Reznik

CISO at Synchrony

Michael Antico

CISO/CSO at CLEAR

Tom Schunk

VP, CISO at Emerson

Dave Estlick

CISO at Chipotle Mexican Grill

Hans Keil

SVP & CIO at Beaumont Health

With significant financial backing, our companies
are on their ascent to great cyber market success.