Rony Zarom - From leading an exit of $550M to being the founder of Unistream, a nonproft that is all about social mobility through tech.
About this event
Rony Zarom sold his first company Exalink for $550mm to Comverse (NASDAQ: CNSI) only 18 months after establishing it. Rony has started Aspen Group, a publicly traded group (TASE) that focuses on income-producing real estate properties with total consolidated net assets of ILS 2.4 billion as well as Decima Ventures, a technology investment group with over 13 years track-record of building and growing successful companies. Decima Ventures typically invests in early-stage tech companies in the cyber-security, video, messaging and social spaces, current investments include Watchitoo, Axxana, PineApp and most recently- Samba, chosen as “startup to watch” at SXSW 2014.
As an investor, Rony acknowledges: "It's true, we fund companies. But what we really invest in is people. "
Creating successful companies is not Rony's only achievement: He is committed to giving back to the community.
In 2001 Rony established Unistream - a non-for-profit organization dedicated to empowering underprivileged youth through entrepreneurship. The 3 year educational program won the UN inter-cultural innovation award, and is committed to educating to “a new generation of business and social leaders – leaders who will rise up and be committed to improving the social and economic conditions in their own communities.”
Rony shares the secrets of his success with the Startup Grind Community on Tuesday, November 28
Join us for this event, and meet some of the most prominent startups in the local ecosystem, make friends with the most driven people in our community, and most importantly - become part of our mission to educate, inspire, and connect, the entrepreneurs that are changing the world!