Yaron Carni founded and runs Maverick Ventures Israel. Prior to starting Maverick Israel Yaron founded the Tel Aviv Angel Group and was personally involved in the business development of all its portfolio companies as well as five exits from the portfolio. One of his most notable successes was facilitating Google's first acquisition in Israel LabPixies. Before that Yaron was the Head of Business Development of GC Marketing Services in New York until it was sold. He is a graduate of the Sam Zell Entrepreneurship Program and holds a Master s Degree in Law with a concentration in IP. Yaron serves as a reserves officer in the I.D.F. and sits on the board of the United Hatzalah an independent non profit Emergency Medical Services Organization which consists of over 3000 volunteer first responders to medical emergencies throughout Israel. Recently the organization received the Schwab Foundation's Social Entrepreneur Award was featured at the World Economic Forum in Davos and obtained a spotlight on TED.