Co-founder of Bright Box, the leading Connected Car technology provider, responsible for strategic decisions, fundraising and M&A. Bright Box was acquired by Zurich Insurance Group in 2018. Co-founder of BrightConsult, the top software partner of Microsoft in Eastern Europe in the Automotive industry. Company was acquired by Incadea Gmbh in 2011. As a private investor did more than 30 transactions with early- and late-stage companies in the US, Israel, and EU.
GMR Executive Spotlight Interview Q&A:
Full birth name: Ken (Innokenty) Belotsky
Company: Negev Capital
Years at current company: 1
Most successful professional accomplishment before psychedelics: two successful exits from startups, where Ken was a co-founder, with 25x+ return for the seed investors
Company Mission: Negev Capital the USD$25+ million fund is in the battle against the current Mental Health Pandemic by investing in companies that develop novel drugs for psychiatric disorders based on psychedelic compounds.
Company’s most successful achievement: Over $9M USD invested in 14 companies that develop novel drugs for psychiatric disorders based on psychedelic compounds over past 6 months.
Has the company raised any capital (yes or no): Yes.
If so, how much?:$20M+ USD
Any plans on raising capital in the future? We are always looking for suitable LP’s to work with on a mission to battle against the current Mental Health Pandemic.
Most important company 5 year goal: We believe that psychedelic medicine will be not only disruptive to the practice of psychiatry, but hold the potential to reduce enormous amounts of human suffering, and we are committed to helping the field mature, and further promote ways for these treatments to reach all of those in need.