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Gideon Barak Joins BlueRun Ventures

Gideon Barak has joined BlueRun Ventures as a venture partner. He is a serial entrepreneur who has been involved with such companies as DSPC (sold to Intel), Butterfly (sold to TI), Envara (sold to Intel) and ICI Mobile.





Gideon Barak has joined BlueRun Ventures as Venture Partner. As a serial entrepreneur, Gideon has been involved with starting 15 companies, 8 of which either went public or sold to leading technology companies (DSPC sold to Intel for $1.6 billion; Butterfly sold to Texas Instruments; Envara, sold to Intel). He also co-founded IXI Mobile, where he acts as Chairman of the Board.  Gideon will focus on mobile, wireless, telecom and consumer electronics. 


He joins Yossi Hasson, Partner, in Herzelia Pituach (Israel). “I am happy to join BlueRun Ventures, which is known as a fund that focuses on early-stage investments, area in which I am very interested and actively involved,” said Barak.


“I join a professional team that has gained excellent reputation in the global hi-tech arena, and I am very glad to be part of this team.”


“BRV knows Barak and his added value very well,” said Yossi Hasson. “We are confident that Barak's vast experience in establishing and managing technology companies will help BRV add real value to its portfolio companies in Israel and abroad.” 


BlueRun Ventures is an early stage technology venture capital firm with over $1 billion under management.  The firm is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and has offices in Israel, Helsinki, Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing and Mumbai.