Liran Grinberg is the co-founder of Team8 and the Managing Partner of its investment fund, Team8 Capital. Liran invests in enterprise technology, cybersecurity, data and AI companies. Liran co-founded Team8 in 2014, initially focusing on the design of Team8’s company-building Foundry model. He worked closely with founding teams on the ideation of Team8’s first companies, including Curv which was acquired by PayPal, Portshift which was acquired by Cisco, Sygnia which was acquired by Temasek for $250M, and Claroty which is backed with $100M in funding, alongside Illusive Networks, Hysolate and more.
Liran then transitioned to build and lead Team8’s Go-to-Market Group across its marketing, business development and market research functions, alongside the formation of the “Team8 Village,” a tightknit community of hundreds of C-level executives from the world’s leading enterprises. Combined, the two initiatives have become a powerful and differentiated advantage of Team8 in accelerating the success of its portfolio companies.
Prior to co-founding Team8, Liran led the flagship product at fintech unicorn eToro as well as the API and developers platforms for publisher engagement unicorn Conduit. He began his career by serving as a distinguished officer in the cyber and data division of Israel’s elite military and technology intelligence unit 8200. Liran has been selected by Forbes for its ’30 Under 30′ list as well as by The Marker, Israel’s leading financial magazine, for its ‘40 Under 40 Promising Young People’ list. He holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the Academic College of Tel-Aviv.