Partner, RED Capital Partners
Iren is a Partner in RED Capital Partners, a new VC firm investing in companies co-led or led by female entrepreneurs in Europe and in Israel. With presence in Madrid, Barcelona, and Tel Aviv, RED supports high potential startups and accelerates their growth in global markets. Previously, Iren served as a Principal in YL Ventures, a Silicon Valley-headquartered top-tier venture capital firm, where she spearheaded the firm’s deal flow & Investment DD processes. She served as a Board Observer and worked closely with CXOs of portfolio companies such as Karamba Security and Ride Vision, gaining vast experience in the cybersecurity, enterprise software, and smart mobility industries. Prior to YL Ventures, Iren worked at the Israeli Ministry of Finance’s International Affairs Department, where she specialized in Foreign Direct Investments, participating in economic dialogues with countries across the globe. In addition, she was a Fellow at the China-Israel Task Force, working at Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office and developing economic initiatives between China and Israel. Iren was recognized as an influential figure in the Israeli economy by Forbes 30 under 30. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Economics and Political Science and an Executive MBA both from the Hebrew University.