Nimrod Cohen


Nimrod Cohen is the Managing Partner of TAU Ventures which he co-founded with Tel-Aviv University.

Nimrod is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Previously, he was Partner at Plus Ventures, making over than 50 investments in portfolio companies such as Bringg, YOTPO, WSC Sports, Cimagine, HouseParty, Coralogix and more.

In addition, Nimrod is involved as a mentor and judge in numerous startup programs, events and organizations around the world.

Inbal Perlman

VP Business Development

Inbal is VP Business Development of TAU Ventures. Prior to TAU Ventures, Inbal managed the Google for Startups community in Israel, where she led Google’s startup ecosystem development, while driving business and technology support for early-stage startups at Google Campus, providing founders with guidance, access to global investor networks and mentorship. Before joining Google she was the Hub Manager of Re:Tech, an innovation hub for retail and e-commerce related technologies, connecting Israeli startups to global retailers like ASOS, Ebay and Nike.

Ella Iwler

VP Business Operations

Ella is the VP Business Operations of TAU Ventures. Before joining TAU Ventures, Ella was the Operations Manager of Bright Data, a leading web data collection platform. Prior to this, she was a Business Development and Partnership Manager at Ad-Maven, a leading advertising network.
Ella is a graduate of Arison school of Business and the RRIS – Raphael Recanati International School of the IDC, with a major in Finance.

Jennifer Schwarz

Head of Programs

Jennifer manages TAU Ventures programs. She previously worked in international development and leadership training for global organizations. She is a trained group facilitator with experience
designing and implementing transformative learning programs. She earned her
MSc from the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) in Social
Innovation & Entrepreneurship. She brings diverse cross-cultural experiences
and global perspective having lived, worked, and studied in the US, Thailand,
India, England and Israel. Jennifer was born and raised in the USA and currently
resides in Tel Aviv.

Shalom Nahum


Shalom is the Chief Financial Officer of TAU Ventures. Shalom is one of the most experienced financing professional in the Israeli VC industry, with expertise in fund management, high tech companies valuation and performance evaluation analysis.