Yiftach Jacob established iArgento in 1995. In the late 90s, iArgento led the first and second rounds of financing for Mobileye, Volorin, and Ecotest. In 2014, iArgento brought on Shai Hod as CEO and the fund has continued to see rapid growth since then.
With over thirty years of experience in the field, Shai and Yiftach, CEO and Chairman respectively, are able to connect founders with investors and experts in the field. They connect our portfolio companies with emerging markets, complementary technologies, and new suppliers- helping them scale their businesses and increase revenue.
Additionally, Shai and Yiftach practice parallel investing by allocating capital towards our portfolio companies alongside our clients.
Today, iArgento is investing and leading fundraising rounds for some of the most innovative technology companies in the world.
With over 15 years of finance, banking, entrepreneurship, and technology experience, Shai works with local and international investors and is a sought-after lecturer on topics in these fields.
He holds an MBA from the Israel Open University and serves as a Director for several private companies.
Shajar is iArgento's legal advisor, specializing in the corporate, commercial, and high-tech domains. She is responsible for all the regulatory and compliance matters of the Group and is a member of the Group's investment committee. She is the founder of Shajar Epsztein Advocate Law Office.
Before working at iArgento, Shajar was legal counsel with a private family office and worked as a corporate attorney for Goldfarb Seligman & Co. Law Firm. She holds an LLB from Tel Aviv University.
Ron is the group's chief analyst, and a member in the investment committee of the limited partnership ‘iArgento Hi-Tech Assets’ traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
Ron has worked for international and public companies such as: the Dutch Randstad and the British PA Consulting Group.
Ron holds a bachelor's degree in law from the Metropolitan University of London and an MBA from the Imperial College London.
iArgento Professional Service Providers
Shtainmetz Aminoach and Co. CPA is a leading accounting firm in Israel with 30 years of industry experience in a wide range of accounting specialties. The firm is known in Israel as a leader in the field of taxation.
David Ben Yaakov C.P.A. offers professional financial, tax, auditing, consulting and accounting services since 1994.
One of Israel's largest law firms. Goldfarb is among the elite group of firms that deliver top-tier legal services at international standards.