Krypton Venture Capital invests using a self-developed process called the Krypton Investment Mechanism or “KIM”. KIM is a revolutionary, game-changing method in the venture capital investment fund space, setting a new unprecedented standard.
We believe that the new online B2C (business to consumer) startup world and its potential cannot be analyzed, evaluated and estimated by the sharp suited and tight necktied investment bankers of the traditional VC world. Rather, the voice of the masses is the real determining factor in the potential for a start-up’s success. With our large media base that occupies 1.5% of global traffic, we have the ability to mobilize this voice and use it to gauge proof of concept.
Krypton specializes in smart investments in B2C PC (personal computer) products. Our aim is to take a startup and throw them into the online media universe to avoid the costly process of traditional due diligence, through which much time and money tends to be wasted. We see the startup world as a massive boxing match. You find yourself in the ring facing heavyweight champions. Many VCs want you to exchange swings for 12 rounds to see who the last standing is. Krypton will provide you with the iron gloves to throw a haymaker.
This new approach gives Krypton the edge to revolutionize investments, while also providing the additional capital to ensure startups can maintain and finance a healthy and profitable business for the long run.
The main distinguishing feature of the fund is its ownership structure. As such, Krypton has access to 1.5% of the global internet marketing traffic, which gives immeasurable value to our startups. As part of our unique investment mechanism, we added a special stage called the “Mass Intelligence Stage”, in which startups are exposed to our substantial traffic base allowing the voice of the internet to dictate strengths and weaknesses of any given product. Only once a product receives this enormous exposure, in conjunction with our marketing and sales force, can one begin to understand that we do not just fund ideas, we translate them into money.
If the “Mass Intelligence Stage” shows potential, we then exercise our right to the predetermined equity. However, if the masses decide that there is no place for the startup in today’s market, we take no equity and ask for no refunds. We are confident enough in our process that we trust the global audience to guide our investment decisions. If two heads are better than one, then 80 million must be foolproof.
Founder and co-owner of Krypton VC – with a Dual degree in Economics & International Studies from Yale University. Mr. Sarfaty has accumulated years of experience in investment banking, trading, business valuation & strategy and equity funds. Prior to that he co-founded and managed a company in Belize which recognized the promise of river logging in the country and its “Green” potential. He oversaw the project in its pilot stage while forming business relationships with the highest echelon of Belizean officials and its business community. He guided the project until it made an exit. Before that he was an Investment Banker in Bank of America Merrill Lynch in NYC a part of investment grade capital markets division. As part of his job there, he conducted financial and market analysis for corporate clients with investment grade ratings, focusing on their debt structure and overall market performance. In addition he developed ideas and solutions for clients, using a broad array of capital market products and used peer comparison analysis to help clients raise capital and choose their preferred financing alternatives. He was a part of various transactions teams, including TLGP secured offerings, strategic capital raisings, debt restructures and recapitalizations He now uses his large skill set, experience and qualities to invest, mentor and transform small promising businesses into independent profitable ones. He also served as the first ever Israeli varsity captain at Yale University and earned 4 varsity letters as part of the Yale Squash Ivy League Champion (2006) team. Moshe is a former president at Shabtai Society (formerly the Eliezer/Chai Society) and active member since 2006.
Eldar is a Cum Laude Bachelors BA graduate of the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. For three years, he was a senior business analyst at Giza Singer Even, Israel’s largest financial advisory and investment banking firm, specializing in financial valuations, construction of business plans and debt restructuring. Eldar is now responsible for the market analysis of new investments and business development within Krypton.
Liran is a Bachelors and Cum-Laude MBA graduate of The College of Management. He has been a product manager over the last 8 years, specializing in e-commerce, UX and mobile applications. He brings with him strong experience in PPC, SEO, development team management, content management, marketing, client relations, contract development and fundraising. Liran manages and supervises all internal venture building in Krypton.
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Roma Bronstein (CTO) - A unit 8200 alumnus and a Technion B.Sc. graduate in Electrical Engineering. Has an extensive R&D experience in high scale, real time software architecture, big data and Cyber.
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Krypton Investment Mechanism is a revolutionary game-changing method in the venture capital investment funds world, which sets a new unprecedented standard.
Krypton specializes in smart investments in B2C PC – Business to consumer – personal computer products.
The sole purpose of the fund is to quickly launch your product to the outside world without wasting precious time and capital on unproven and costly due diligence processes.
Like many funds we have the capital to help you finance and build a healthy profitable business.
What sets us apart from many funds is that Krypton currently controls over one percent of the global internet marketing traffic, an immeasurable value, when you join our venture.
So, can you become a nominee?
We at Krypton believe that the market and its consumers hold the smartest opinions.
Albeit we operate in a vastly changing global market, which is why we perform mass testing in the market from the get-go, which provides us the required speed and business flexibility, focusing on the prime goal: Product introduction and acceptance by a worldwide audience.
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