Venture capital investor, entrepreneur, fighter
Rami Beracha (born December 3, 1961) is an Israeli venture capitalist. He is one of the founders and serves as chairman of Sosa, based in Israel and New York, a growing company that creates business links between cities and global players and Israeli start-ups. Beracha served as a managing partner of Pitango Venture Capital, which was named the largest venture capital fund in Israel in 2009.
Rami, who was seriously injured in Lebanon during his service in the IDF, believes in the power of giving back. He focuses his charitable work on assisting non-profit organizations that support those affected by IDF casualties and veterans of combat units.
“The investor must have two basic and opposing instincts. The first is the ‘persecuted animal instinct,’ whose aim is to escape wrong investments. The second is the ‘predatory beast instinct,’ which aims to identify a rare investment opportunity and devour it.”
– Rami Beracha
From 2000 to 2018, Rami served as managing partner in Pitango Venture Capital. His primary investment focus through his career have included the core areas of high-tech, with an emphasis on funding the early stages of companies whose vision is to produce significant change in future fields. Beracha led investments and served as a member of the board of directors of a large number of companies during his tenure are Pitango.
Rami is one of the founders and chairman of the board of directors of Sosa, established in 2014. Sosa aims to enable business links between global companies looking for Israeli innovation and thousands of Israeli start-ups seeking international cooperation.
Sosa has locations in Tel-Aviv and New York. The company was recently chosen by the New York City Municipality to build and manage the city’s global cyber center.