ZORA’s mission is to solve our planet’s largest challenges — climate change, environment, health and hunger — by backing world-class Israeli impact teams.
ZORA backs world-class Israeli tech companies with $1+ billion potential and game-changing solutions toward the UN SDGs.
In addition, we expect our teams to be:
Guided by integrity, transparency and a genuine commitment to their social or environmental mission
Early stage, with aggressive growth plans and some demonstrable market traction
Offering a short path to monetization and a clear game-plan toward exit
Raising between $1.0 and 3.0 million USD, with other investors already committed
Based in Israel
ZORA invites approved accredited investors to join our investments.
For more information on partnering with ZORA to bring your vision of impact to profitable fruition, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Israel-based impact entrepreneurs who meet the investment criteria above are welcome to submit materials at email@example.com.
Vanessa Bartram, Managing Partner
Vanessa is an impact entrepreneur turned impact investor. She began her career in investment banking in Mexico City, advising middle-market companies on M&A strategies and restructurings. She later founded the Miami-based impact HR company, WorkSquare, which she grew to over $25 million in revenue. Vanessa holds an MBA from Harvard, a BA from Princeton, and is a Heritage Fellow with the Wexner Foundation.
Brian Steinberg, Associate
Brian came to ZORA after working for four years at JP Morgan Chase in New York City. He spent two years in JP Morgan’s Community Development Bank, financing projects that revitalized under-served neighborhoods and fostered sustainable economic growth. Prior to that, Brian was an analyst in the bank’s strategy rotational program. While in New York, he was a LAVAN Impact Investor Fellow and member of the UJA New York Impact Investing Committee. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Syracuse University.