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Kobi Rozengarten Leaves JVP, Will Lead GigCapital’s Israeli Operations

Kobi Rozengarten Leaves JVP, Will Lead GigCapital’s Israeli Operations

GigCapital also announced the opening of its new office in Israel, the company’s first outside the U.S.

Meir Orbach  :  2019-06-11T17:22:54..
Kobi Rozengarten, until recently a general partner at Israeli venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), has left JVP and will be leading NYSE-listed GigCapital Inc.’s activities in Israel, GigCapital announced Tuesday. The company also announced the opening of its new office in Israel, the company’s first outside the U.S.

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Rozengarten was a managing partner at JVP until November 2018, when he stepped down to act as a venture partner before leaving the firm in January.

Kobi Rozengarten. Photo: Aner Green Kobi Rozengarten. Photo: Aner Green Kobi Rozengarten. Photo: Aner Green

Founded in 2017 by Israeli entrepreneur Avi Katz, Palo Alto-based GigCapital Group is a technology, media and telecommunications- focused investment group.

“We are pleased and honored to welcome Kobi to the position of Managing Partner of GigCapital Group Israel who will lead our global expansion in this important region,” Katz said. “Kobi brings to our firm extensive international technology industry experience along with an excellent record of entrepreneurship and execution of multiple and successful M&A transactions.

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