Ronen Smooha

Managing Partner at North First Ventures

Ronen Smooha

Managing Partner at North First Ventures

Biography

Ronen is an experienced investor and a senior business development executive with extensive enterprise sales experience, innovative field marketing knowledge and strong technical background. Ronen has wide-ranging mentoring acumen; developing and strategizing within the realm of early stage startups and IT innovation from seed to growth phase.

A former partner and CTO of both 2B-Angels and Explore Ventures, Ronen additionally acted as director / observer within a diverse and expansive portfolio of companies. Ronen worked closely with founding teams; mentoring business and marketing strategy, product strategy, high-level architecture and next funding rounds.

Ronen has previously served as a member of the Microsoft Israel executive team, notably leading MS Israel ISV business development strategy; including developer strategy, audience marketing strategy and strategic enterprise pre-sale teams. In this capacity, Ronen was responsible for .NET platform adoption across the market, growing revenue and impact worldwide, whilst forming long term relations with the ISV eco-system.