"Just lean back and enjoy the ride."
Lior Berger Venture Partner
One of Israel’s sharpest and most experienced investors, Lior Berger served as a General Partner at Gemini Israel Ventures, a pioneering Israeli VC firm, during the dawn of the Startup Nation. At Gemini, Berger raised and managed $550M, overseeing the country’s burgeoning semiconductor and communications sectors. Notable direct investments include Mellanox (Nasdaq:MLNX), Tdsoft (Nasdaq:VOCL) and Riverhead Networks (acquired by Cisco), as well as private companies Neocleus and Verix. Berger also played an integral role in funding IXI Mobile (OTC BB:IXMOU.OB) and Allot (Nasdaq:ALLT). Berger’s deep technical background includes nine years in senior engineering and managerial positions at Intel, where he was responsible for the design and development of communications and hardware-related technologies. Berger holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Engineering from the Technion.