Our Team

Management Team

Gil Eyal


Founder of HYPR. A veteran of over 200 celebrity endorsement deals including Leonardo DiCaprio, Lance Armstrong, Serena Williams, Lil Wayne, Kevin Hart and more.

Ranked #30 in the most influential people on Influencer Marketing (Influencer weekly). 2017 recipient of boss of the year in tech award (Digiday). Recognized as one of 10 Israelis impacting the New York Tech Scene.

Two time winner of the Marcom excellence in marketing award.


Drederick Irving


Successful Wall Street Broker.

Former professional basketball player.

Boston University's all time leading scorer.

Drederick works with Starfund companies on celebrity introductions and negotiations.


Talani Goodson


Creator and executive producer of "Courtside Jones", Fox TV series interviewing NBA legends.

Marketing consultant on celebrity and influencer relations to multiple startups.

Veteran of multiple celebrity endorsement deals. Talani works with Starfund companies on celebrity introductions, relationships and deal structuring.


Ori Eyal

Finance and Operations

Founder of Emerging Value Capital Management LLC.

Ori has two decades of experience in global finance and investing.  

MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and MSc in Computer Science from the Open University of Israel. 

Ori's responsibilities at Starfund include business strategy, financial planning, company evaluation and portfolio management.


Clara Milano

Financial Management

Evaluate investment opportunities and work day to day with portfolio companies.


Clara is a robot. She's not real. But people tend to believe she is. (Don't be one of those people:)

Shahar Amit

Business Development

VP of Business Development, Mor Langermann.

20 years of experience as head of business development for multiple startups and early stage companies.

Shahar works with Starfund companies on preparing them for their financing rounds and introducing them to investors.



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