Who we are
Prior to founding Cornerstone Venture Partners in 2015, Michael co-managed Emerging Venture’s Limited (EVL) portfolio of investments in sectors ranging from energy infrastructure to telecommunications assets. With almost a decade of experience in investment, finance, and business development, he has worked for companies such as Pall Mall Capital, EXP Federal and Jerusalem Venture Partners across Europe, Americas and Asia.
Hanan has more than 10 years of experience investing in early stage tech companies. Prior to co-founding Cornerstone Venture Partners, he led early stage investments for Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and Ofer Brothers Group. In 2012, Hanan founded Made in Jerusalem, a high impact non-profit organization that serves as an umbrella organization of the tech ecosystem of Jerusalem. He holds an MBA from the Technion and a BA in Business Management and Political Science from the Hebrew University.
Prior to joining Cornerstone Venture Partners, Zosia worked in startups, managing SaaS product implementation, customer success, and technical operations. Most recently, she led product for the marketing solutions business unit at Sprinklr, developing go-to-market strategy and planning for new product lines. Zosia graduated Cum Laude from Wellesley College with a BA in Women & Gender Studies.
Justin is responsible for sourcing new opportunities and leading the due diligence process. He covers and writes about the world of data, with a specific focus on Machine Learning / AI. Before joining Cornerstone, Justin was part of the consulting leadership team at TAMID, worked at OurCrowd, and spent time at a coffee startup in NYC. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from NYU’s Stern School of Business with a major in Data Science.
Our Advisory Board is composed of experienced business leaders, technology experts, and operators. By combining different perspectives and knowledge from various disciplines, we are able to take a cross-functional approach to problem solving and investing. Our shared values and beliefs have a significant influence on the support we provide to our companies - creating impact that matters. The Advisory Board works with the Cornerstone team to assist in actively evaluating deals as well as supporting portfolio companies post investment.