Our Team 

 
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MICHAEL OZECHOV
Partner

Prior to founding Cornerstone Venture Partners, Michael co-managed Emerging Ventures Limited (EVL) portfolio of investments in sectors ranging from energy infrastructure to telecommunications assets. With 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. Michael hold a B.S. in Industrial Operations and Environmental Economics from University of Michigan.

 
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HANAN BRAND
Partner

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.

 
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ZOSIA ULATOWSKI
Principal

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. 

 
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SCOTT GROSS
Associate

Prior to joining Cornerstone Venture Partners, Scott worked for six years at Oppenheimer & Co. in New York, creating and implementing unique investment and portfolio strategies for global clients. Scott graduated with Honors from the University of Maryland with a BA in Finance and has completed the first two levels of the CFA exam. 


Advisory Board

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.