Shmuel Bornstein is Director of Portfolio Management at OurCrowd, Israel’s most active VC, with over $1.5B of committed capital. As part of his function, Shmuel is responsible for a wide range of portfolio activity, including follow-on investment and M&A.

Shmuel has broad board experience, and in his capacity as trusted advisor, has guided numerous start-ups on capital raisings and capital efficiency. With previous experience in financial controlling positions, Shmuel has served as interim CFO of portfolio companies during their transition stages.

Prior to joining the VC world, Shmuel spent four years with BDO, where he gained his CPA (Australia) credentials.

Shmuel holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He lives in Jerusalem, Israel, with his wife and four children.