Craig J Marshak

Chief Executive and Managing Director

craigmarshak@israelventurepartners.com

Craig Marshak is a veteran 20 year investment banker, having graduated Duke University in 1981, then Harvard Law School in 1985. After joining Wertheim & Co. in the corporate finance department, he moved to London, England in 1993 to head up the Cross Border and International Finance efforts between Schroders Investment Bank and Wertheim. He later moved to both Robertson Stephens, and subsequently, Nomura Securities, where he ultimately headed a $300 million investment fund focusing on merchant banking and investments into technology related companies, with an emphasis on Israel Silicon Valley. While at Nomura, he provided funding for the first round venture capital funds of Israel Seed Partners which was headed by Jonathan Medved, and then Mr. Marshak subsequently provided the first round institutional funding for DealTime / Shopping.com. Shopping.com was later sold to EBAY for over $600 million. Mr. Marshak also advised 888 Holdings (then Random Logic) in its early years, prior to its London stock exchange debut. 888 Holdings presently trades at over a $1 billion market capitalization. Mr. Marshak arranged the first institutional investment round to CyberArk security software, which recently listed on NASDAQ and trades at over a $2 billion valuation. More recently, Mr. Marshak provided the founding investment capital for Paragonex / Hexagon Technology, which grew from start up in 2009 to a 600 person global forex company that ranks among the top ten global brands, by 2012 operating in Europe and throughout Asia. In more recent years, Mr. Marshak was the manager of the London and European investment operations of a $200 mm Mezzanine Capital Fund headquartered in Luxembourg, whose successor is TCAGlobalfund.com

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