CEO and Co-Founding Partner of Angels Nest LATAM, Angels Nest is an Angel Investment Network operating in Mexico and LATAM. It has been named “One of the most active Angel networks in Latin America” by XCALA (part of the Interamerican Development Bank). Angels Nest have many Angel Investors from Latin America, Canada, United States and United Kingdom.
Co-founder of Pitch at the Beach a global startups and investors event taking place in the most beautiful beaches around the world. More than 38 countries take part.
President of the WBAF Angel Investment Fund ($100Musd).
Senior senator for Mexico at the grand assembly of WBAF (World Business Angel Forum).
Partner (GP Assigned) in BillioNeurons USA based, it is a global investment fund focused on the AI industry. ($1Billion usd)
President of the Board of investors in “E-Uno” a VC fund based in Mexico and investing in the Agro-tech industry. ($20Musd)
Investor and advisor to Canadian fund, Brickhouse Ventures Ltd, invests in eSports, Sports and Entertainment Technologies. Listing companies in the Stock market in Canada.($100Musd)
Board advisor in Blue Forward Bio-marine (Blue sea economy) VC fund based in Luxembourg. ($300Musd).
Ambassador to Deal Gateway (Largest Family Office network) with presence in more than 35 countries and multi-industry portfolio.
Israel developed his academic and professional career during his 24 years in the UK, where he served 5 years as Operations Director for the largest leisure company in Europe, he became an entrepreneur and founded 4 companies in the UK, 3 of them were sold successfully. He became an Angel Investor and resides in Mexico.
Israel is Head of the Global Investors Department, WBAF Business School
He has given many conferences in different institutions such as universities, forums, exhibitions, innovation agencies amongst others; speaks on a varied related topic like entrepreneurship, innovation, Fintech, cross-border angel investing and crowdfunding in more than 12 countries.
* Israel has delivered training workshops and full courses, some of the subjects are:
- Investment readiness
- Become a Certified Mentor
- How to become an Angel investor
- How to make an Impactful Pitch
- Legal structures for Angel Investors and VCs
- How to conduct a valuation on a start-up
- Crowdfunding and running a campaign to raise funds
- Crossborder Angel Investment
- Social Impact investing
- Sustainable business model for social entrepreneurs
- How to manage your investors (Angel,VC,Family office)
*Methodology delivered to more than 400 trainees from 32 countries
Israel believes that “Angel investment is about people and values and not just about money”.