ABOUT US

Vision

Our vision is a world where wealth and competences are channeled efficiently towards the best entrepreneurs, the best innovations, the most positively disrupting businesses.

Challenge

Our challenge is to link up those who have been at the forefront of business for generations with today's and tomorrow's innovators and business leaders.

Mission

Our mission is to support Family Offices and High Network Individuals in better channelling their capital towards the best entrepreneurs and the most interesting opportunities in technology, ICT and internet- related ventures globally.

Uniqueness

Our uniqueness is in our unparalleled network and the holistic system of professional advisory we have created.

INVESTMENT FOCUS

We support our clients (family offices, High Networth Individuals and corporates) in building diversified portfolios in:

Industries

Tech and Digital

Complete dedication and focus on tech and digital ventures. We are particularly interested in media, travel, consumer web, SaaS, fintech and mobile.

Stage

FROM SEED TO LATE

We look out for companies that have the potential to become market leaders. That’s why we only approach ventures with grand vision, scalable solutions and like-minded entrepreneurs.

GEOGRAPHIES

EUROPE AND US

Innovation does not have an address, nor do great opportunities. That’s why we reach out to exciting ecosystems worldwide thanks to our strategic partners. We are active in Europe, US and Israel.

THE U-START APPROACH

U-Start’s rigorous vetting process begins by screening referrals from 50+ selected partners, including VCs, incubators, accelerators and serial entrepreneurs on a global scale. By following a rigid selection process, U-Start ensures a smooth and time-efficient decision making process to its clients. After an in-depth review by the U-Start investment Committee with the support of external advisors and industry experts, the deals are proposed to the U-Start Club.

1. DEAL SOURCING

Getting hold of investment opportunities through an extensive network developed on a global scale.

2. DEAL VETTING

Deals are analyzed and selected by the U-Start Team.

3. DEAL PRESENTATION

Deals are eventually proposed to the U-Start Club.

4. DEAL ARRANGEMENT

We share a selection of the deal flow with our community, by providing access to a full set of documentation.

5. DEAL CLOSING

We facilitate Club Members in taking conscious yet autonomous investment decisions together with fellow Club members and help them in the investment process.

6. DEAL REPORTING

We send regular updates on the performance of the invested companies, as we believe that transparency and economic returns matter.

THE U-START CORPORATE FELLOWSHIP

U-Start acts as an enabler for corporates willing to scout opportunities of innovation from the best tech hubs. Corporates are offered tailored-made programs of vertical scouting to facilitate technology adoption, products expansion, business development or simple CSR.