Avi is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years experience in technology (software, hardware, mobile and internet) and finance related businesses. Avi graduated with a BSc. Engineering from the University of Natal in South Africa and went on to be a founder / co-founder of eight ventures in South Africa, Europe and the USA, all of which were exited successfully to private equity, acquirers or via IPO’s. In 2010, Avi received the Johnnie Walker Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Today Avi serves on a number of boards of technology and finance companies, assisting them with the challenges of growing their businesses. Avi is also an advisor to EntrÌ©e Capital, which provides capital to funds and innovative seed, early and growth companies all over the world. Avi is a scuba dive master, holds a private pilot license, and loves running and mountain biking.