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Dr. Yuval Avni, Partner, has been with Giza since 2008. Focusing on investments in the life science and cleantech sectors, he is involved in the entire investment process - sourcing, screening and due diligence. Yuval led or co-led investments in LifeBond, Takadu, VisionCare, Navotek, Aleees, Danen and Solapoint and is currently on the boards of Mitralign, Navotek, VisionCare, LifeBond and IceCure. He is also an advisor for the Life Sciences sector at GPV, a Giza-sponsored Warsaw-based early stage venture capital fund.
Yuval is a trained medical doctor, with four years of clinical experience in general surgery and vascular surgery. He has conducted clinical research in the areas of human genetics, general surgery and vascular surgery.
Yuval serves as an airborne rescue and evacuation physician in the Israel Air Force (Reserves) and a consultant on new technologies to the IAF chief medical officer. Prior to his medical studies, Yuval served for five years in the Israel Defense Forces as an officer in an elite intelligence unit.
Yuval is a visiting lecturer on entrepreneurship and fundraising at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University and is a consultant on entrepreneurship to ORT, Israel's leading technological school network. He is active in StarTAU - the Tel Aviv University Entrepreneurship Center, and Technion For Life - the Technion alumni entrepreneurship program.
Yuval received his medical training at the Technion and holds a Bachelor's degree (with honors) from the Technion in medical science.