The team

YABUSAME PARTNERS - BUSINESS SAMURAI

Our team is composed of very seasoned business executives. It is by design. Individually, and collectively, we have accumulated of lot of experiences on how to best “hit the three targets”. Here are some highlights of what makes our team unique:

Philippe Collard

Founding Partner

Montréal, Canada

Eli Goldmann

Founding Partner

Tel Aviv, Israel

Jean-Jacques Vallotton

Founding Partner

Paris, France

Jens Weitzel

Founding Partner

Sunnyvale, California

Collectively we have raised over $100M in various financing instruments (IPO, VC, banking, alternative financing).

We have been involved in numerous M&A transactions (sell side or buy side).

 Two of our partners had managing roles with VC funds.

We have a wealth of real-life experience at the C-level (CEO, COO, CTO, CSO, etc).

We have knowledge of and contacts in a great variety of vertical markets: software, hardware, aerospace, defense, medical imaging, telecom, logistics, biotech, fintech, banking, automotive, and others.

We have been involved in all phases of a business’s life cycle, from an initial idea on a blank piece of paper, to its financing, its launch, its growth scaling, an IPO or a sale to a strategic partner.

All the Partners have conducted business internationally and intimately understand what it means to deal with various business cultures.

We have a very rich network of business connections around the world.

Each project has a lead partner, but we all share ideas and actions to make a client successful. We also share the same sense of professionalism, cool headedness, ethics and focus on results.

Philippe Collard

Founding Partner

Montréal, Canada

Eli Goldmann

Founding Partner

Tel Aviv, Israel

Jean-Jacques Vallotton

Founding Partner

Paris, France

Jens Weitzel

Founding Partner

Sunnyvale, California