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Management Team

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. 

Shai Hod CEO iArgento Wealth Management


Shai Hod

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.

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Yiftach Jacob

Yiftach founded iArgento in 1995.  Prior to iArgento, he spent 15 years serving as CFO and CEO at several large Israeli companies.

Yiftach is a graduate of the London School of Economics and serves as Director for several private companies.

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JUDITH AMSELEM COO iArgento Wealth Mange


Judith Amselem

Judith coordinates investor relations, manages the investment and reporting processes in the various partnerships, and liaisons with business partners and other service providers.

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VP Regulation

Shajar Epsztein

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.

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VP Analytics 

Ron Grossman

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.

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International Team

Azrieli Towers

iArgento Professional Service Providers

Shtainmetz Aminoach and Co. CPA iArgento

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 Yakkov FInancial Services iArg

David Ben Yaakov C.P.A. offers professional financial, tax, auditing, consulting and accounting services since 1994.

Goldfarb Seligman iArgento Financial Ser

One of Israel's largest law firms. Goldfarb is among the elite group of firms that deliver top-tier legal services at international standards. 

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