Liron Azrielant

Managing Partner, Meron Capital, Israel

Liron is a Founding Managing Partner at Meron Capital, an early stage fund investing in technology companies in Israel. She led investments in companies including Loom Systems (Sold to ServiceNow), Clear Genetics (Sold to InVitae), Testim (Sold to Tricentis), Quantum Machines, Mesh Payments and others. The fund is focused on Fintech, Digital Health, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Cyber Security and Information Technologies. Prior to Meron, Liron was a Principal at Blumberg Capital, where she led early stage deals including Intsights (sold to Rapid7) and Cybellum (sold to LG). Liron is also a fellow of the Kauffman Fellowship, a highly sought-after two-year program for leading venture capitalists. Prior to working as a VC, Liron was a Strategy and M&A consultant at Bain & Co and PwC's PE group in New York, where she led commercial and operational due-diligence projects for the largest private equity firms in the US. Before moving to the US, Liron was a technical Applications Engineer at Agilent Technologies, where she worked with blue-chip clients in Europe, Asia and the US. Liron has an MBA from MIT-Sloan, an M.Sc. in Computer Science from MIT, at 25, she was the youngest student ever to graduate MIT's dual MBA / M.Sc. degree program. She gained her B.Sc in Math and Physics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a degree she started as part of the Talpiot Program, an elite Israeli Defense Forces program, and completed while serving full-time as a technology analyst and researcher at the Israeli intelligence unit 8200.