David Fogel

David Fogel

Manager (VC, M&A, Innovation Strategy) at Skillnet

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

David’s passions are working with innovative and brilliant people and building their ideas into successful businesses that have global impact. David works as an M&A and Strategy manager at Skillnet (a Boutique Advisory) leading buy side and sell side mandates for both startups and global TMT companies, and works on a regular basis with global VCs. In addition David Leads strategy and innovation projects for international companies (Such as Siemens, Deutsche Telekom etc.) interested in growing their online and mobile business 5X in 5 years.

Prior to skillnet David spent 18 months as an associate at the Venture Lab, a Madrid based startup accelerator, and also worked as an associate at a European early stage VC focused on TMT. During that time David worked with more than 150 startup founders and helped them find a product market fit, acquire customers and advised on a strategy to raise early stage capital.

David’s professional career started in the Israeli Navy where he served as a missile defense systems technician on the naval command ship. Following 4 years’ service David moved to civil life and co-founded a SW development department at an IT Group in Israel, which focused on bringing fast and innovative solutions for the financial and telecom industries. David Holds a BA in Economics and an MA in Law from Bar-Ilan University and an MBA from IE business School.