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Shmuel Chafets

MD / Partner

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Target Global

General Partner


Shmuel is General Partner at Target Global focusing on investment in the marketplace and software spaces. Prior to joining Target Global, Shmuel was a Partner at the Berlin based Hasso Plattner Ventures, where he invested in companies such as iZettle and Hansoft and served as a Board member in DreamLines and reBuy. Before that, Shmuel was a partner at Giza Venture Capital in Tel Aviv where he invested in companies such as Soluto (sold to Asurion), and other early stage internet ventures. Together with Giza, Shmuel founded GPV, a pioneering Warsaw based Venture Fund, where he also led investments pertaining to internet and software. He was further a co-founder of LocaLoco (sold to Say Media Group), a social gaming start up, targeting emerging markets. He is also the founder and chairman of SAM, a cyber security company focused on home networks and IoT. Shmuel started his career as strategic consultant at GCS and a consultant for several members of the Israeli parliament and government.

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NOAH18 Tel Aviv
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NOAH15 Berlin
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NOAH19 Berlin

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