SPACE TECH INVESTMENT GROUP

We believe we can help build a better future. We invest across the spectrum of aerospace and deep technology startups, growing equity and returns for our shareholders while propelling humanity towards the next evolution of prosperity.

 

TYPE5 team comes with a world-class track record, leaders from some of the finest institutes on the planet.

LEADERSHIP

YARON SAGI

Co-Founder & Managing Director

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YARON SAGI

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Yaron Sagi is a serial entrepreneur, co-founder of TYPE5 VC and its space tech ecosystem across the globe and also a well-known global brand strategist who's been working with brands like Apple, Meta (Facebook, Instagram), Nike, Disney, Mobileye and more. Yaron has a successful track record with more than a decade in the high-tech industry, leading companies to IPOs, Exits, and investments. Yaron is also the Founder of the global innovation strategy firm Sagi&Co. Inc.

LIOR HERMAN

Co-Founder & Managing Director

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LIOR HERMAN

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Lior is an IT Product engineer with experience in leading enterprises and organizations across the industry landscape, From Microsoft, META-Facebook, Varonis, IAI, and IDF to product consulting for startups, industrial product engineering (industry 5.0), and cloud technologies.

Lior is a natural leader, team player corporate entrepreneur. Lior expertise including research and deep tech systems analysis, software architecture, and team leadership.

From start-ups in early vision to market-ready projects.

Lior made several early staeg angel investments in AR Optics, Bio-Tech, and Flying Vehicles,.

Lior graduated from the ISU, International Space University Executive Program in 2021.

EINAT BERKOVITCH

Co-Founder & Managing Director

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EINAT BERKOVITCH

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Einat is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with nearly two decades’ experience in business development, leading complex projects, negotiation processes and raising capital. As a former CEO of the Morris Kahn foundation, she recognized an opportunity, which became the "SpaceIL" lunar mission, and was instrumental in making the connections and integration that made the $100 million project possible. Einat has been involved in developing innovative solutions and services designed for Longevity and has a unique vantagepoint in this domain.

Fabrice Testa

Co Founder TYPE5 VC Luxembourg

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Fabrice Testa

Co Founder TYPE5 VC Luxembourg

Fabrice is passionate about turning crazy ideas
into world-changing ventures. With over 30 years, he has innovated the Aerospace Cargo Industry, Space opitcs and Remote sensing markets. From touchscreens, digitized toxic prints and solar panels production by with raw sand. Fabrice has successfully founded multiple companies that created hundreds of jobs and generated nine–figure revenues. His knowledge of disruptive technology is
matched by an equally deep and creative business
knowledge and mentorship, has brought about by decades of experience in building and leading ventures.

Laurent Bensimon

Finance & Investment Banking

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Laurent Bensimon

Finance & Investment Banking

Experienced Product Manager with 20+ year track record of developing and bringing global products to market, leading enterprise-wide mission critical initiatives, driving strategy for some of the world's largest banks: Barclays, CITI, Merrill Lynch.

Philipp Steinberger

Vice Chairman ISP | Switzerland

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Philipp Steinberger

Vice Chairman ISP | Switzerland

Focusing on direct investments, venture capital and corporate finance for more than 15 years, Philipp has built a strong network, knowledge base and track-record for supporting technology start-ups and growth companies during their fundraising phase and at Board of Director level thereafter. His areas of speciality include deal-scouting and evaluation, due diligence support, investor introduction and subsequent investor relations for UHNW and family office investors

OFER LAPID

Space Tech Advisor

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OFER LAPID

Space Tech Advisor

Former CTO, Israel Ministry of Defense, Space Program Office. Amazon Prime-Air, Technology vetting at Israel Innovation authority. Trustee and Faculty at International Space University, Expert for Space-related disputes at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). Expert Evaluator, at European Commission. Technology Lead at, “ULTRASAT” Program, and Weizmann Institute of Science.

Omri Lavie

Cyber Intellegence Advisor

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Omri Lavie

Cyber Intellegence Advisor

Serial entrepreneur, and investor. Founded several tech companies in media, telecom and cyber industries. Invested in numerous companies at a number of different of stages. 

ADV. UDI DANHIRSH

Co-Founder & Partner | M&A

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ADV. UDI DANHIRSH

Co-Founder & Partner | M&A

LL.B in law from Westminister University and MBA in Business from Heriott Watt University, is a member of the Israeli Bar Association and an qualified arbitrator. Udi is Serial entrepreneur and angel investor, he is the active Chairman of the DNH Law Firm based in Tel-Aviv, With 25 years of commercial and legal experience in various fields and in different countries. Udi worked for several years in Ernest & Young. Udi has a substantial track record in accompanying and promoting ventures, leading them from the early Startup stages to a fully viable business. Udi is a co-founder and shareholder of few very successful start-ups.

Roi Lavi

Advisory Board Member | Switzerland

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Roi Lavi

Advisory Board Member | Switzerland

A certified lawyer with an Executive MBA from the University of Geneva, Roi brings more than 15 years of professional experience on an international level, among that from the Big4 and a vast network of financial intermediaries focused on banks, family offices, and wealth managers in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Monaco, and Liechtenstein. Roi specialized in compliance, due-diligence, and AML topics.

Jesse Mikelberg

VC Deal Flow Advisor | Advanced & Emerging Technologies | Canada

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Jesse Mikelberg

VC Deal Flow Advisor | Advanced & Emerging Technologies | Canada

Over the next few years, Jesse’s career goals are to integrate his unique skill set and experience into the world of venture capital & private equity. He was first inspired to contribute to the future of Canadian business development & innovation through the launch of NorthStar’s Skylark constellation and a fundraising effort drawing upon investors across Canada, the US, and Europe, culminating in a successful closing of a $47M CAD Series C.

Priel Manes

Stealth Project Strategy Director | Germany

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Priel Manes

Stealth Project Strategy Director | Germany

Priel is a former European Space Agency Technology Transfer lead, Former Deloitte consultant and Entrepreneur. Priel is an expert in technology projects leadership, Marketing and PR strategy.

Gal Shefer

Venture Partner | UAE

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Gal Shefer

Venture Partner | UAE

Gal is a Former mentor at Viola Growth,

Innovation & Investment Manager @ 
 
Extensive experience in conducting complex software sales to enterprise customers, commercial terms negotiations and working on large scale agreements. 
 
UAE Partner for LIGO (Stealth) project.

Prof. Henning Grossmann

Advisory Board Member | Switzerland

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Prof. Henning Grossmann

Advisory Board Member | Switzerland

Jonathan Levanon

Portfolio Growth Advisor

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Jonathan Levanon

Portfolio Growth Advisor

With over a decade of global experience in product marketing, business growth, and strategic leadership, Jonathan is an accomplished executive who was amongst the first people at Taboola.com Ltd.

Later Jonathan founded his own media company and sold it. He entered the IT- Cloud infrastructure market as VP of Marketing at Ridge Cloud. Adept at maximizing brand visibility and executing product launches, he managed multi-million-dollar budgets and established profitable partnerships. Armed with an MBA in marketing, Jonathan combines analytical insights with creativity to drive results and excel.

Shachaf Kaplan

M&A | Investor

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Shachaf Kaplan

M&A | Investor

Shachaf holds an MBA in Finance and Capital Markets from Ono Academic College. Shachaf is an entrepreneur who developed significant expertise (as an owner and advisor) in the restoration business, where for 10 years, he assisted in the strategic development of a nationwide franchise chain. Shachaf personal business's includes an e-commerce platform, managing of teams and business processes. Today Shachaf is the CEO and Managing Director of DK2 Capital Partners (M&A and Investment Banking).