Since 2008 we have been investing in opportunities that positively impact our planet. Yes, we can make the world a greener, cleaner and healthier place.
As an early-stage venture capital firm, we invest in exceptional people with big ideas. We bring our time, our energy, and our passion
We are usually the lead investor, often the first, a critical role in helping entrepreneurs succeed. Depending on the stage, our investment typically ranges between $300,000 to $2 million
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PhD in physics from Imperial College UK and Post-doc from Ecole Polytechnique FR, with more than 25 scientific published papers, Dr. Astorre has over 15 years in VC. Previously Co-founding Terra, he was Principal at Israel Seed Partners, managing more than $260M. He was also consultant at McKinsey in Paris and Milan. A multicultural specialist, he is fluent in Italian, Hebrew, English and French.
PhD in applied chemistry from the Hebrew University; Dr. Harold is Founding-partner at Terra VP. Beyond his strong relationship with investors, he is a biotech, chemistry and medical expert, assisting Terra’s start-ups hit their milestones. 25 years of operational experience as Co-founder and Business dev. Manager for Algatech, VP R&D and BD at Aromor Flavors and Fragrances and CTO of Misgav, the leading medical devices incubator.
Raphael brings over fifteen years of experience in venture capital investments, as an investor, attorney and investment banker.
Raphael joined Terra as an early stage investor and COO at the Terralab incubator, working closely with the portfolio founders and providing them with strategic business guidance.
At Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co. law firm, Raphael specialized in the formation of Private Equity and Venture Capital funds, and assisted startup companies with respect to equity investments, both in Israel and abroad. At Cukierman & Co. Investment House, Raphael managed the Agro-tech division and assisted companies with respect to cross-border fund raising, M&A and IPOs.
With extensive experience in the area of Technological incubators, Efrat has over 20-years experience with start-up companies, having served in various financial positions at incubators. Prior joining TerraLab, she served in various finance positions as CFO and Finance controller in Israeli companies such as Eltam Technological Incubator, Naiot Technological Center, L.N. innovative Technology Ltd and has rendered financial services to the project companies during and post the incubation period.
Rama brings vast and rich senior administrative experience. In her previous employment she held the positions of administrative assistant to the CEO and Department Head at “IDT Global Israel” and also as an Office Manager at “Nogacom”. At Terra she supports the founding Managing Partners and manages office operations.
Director of Finance
Benji joined Terra Venture Partners as CFO in 2007 and brings more than 14 years experience in Venture Capital. Previously he was with KPMG for seven years focusing on high technology companies. He earned Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and the Arts from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and trained as an Australian certified public accountant.
Previously Gnereal Counsil and Director of Investor Relations at Evergreen Venture Partners, Leora brings to Terra her experience representing the fund on a wide range of business transactions (mergers and acquisitions, capital investments, private debt and equity offerings, IPO’s), as well as providing legal advice on commercial related matters. Leora previously worked as a lawyer at Goldfarb, Levy, Eran & Co. and at Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal. She holds a Bachelor degree in Law (LL.B.) from the Bar Ilan University.
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• If you are an entrepreneur with a vision of the future;
• If you have a game-changing idea that will change the way we live or work;
• If you are looking for a dynamic, creative environment to pursue the challenge of developing an amazing product;