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Roxanne Horesh

Union Tech Ventures

For the last four years Roxanne has worked with her family’s business, The Union Group, which is the exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, and Hino vehicles in Israel and is the exclusive franchisee in the country for the Swedish fashion brand H&M. Roxanne has been active in these investments, and through them has gained experience in a diverse range of asset classes, including public and private equity as well as fixed income. She has spearheaded Union Tech Ventures, the technology investment arm of The Union Group, which focuses on technology investments in the mobility sector.

Roxanne sits on the boards of several Union Tech Ventures portfolio companies: Inuitive, Anagog, and Guardian Optical Technologies.

Roxanne’s work has taken her to a number of geographies and work environments. Prior to her investment career, Roxanne worked in policy at the European Commission in Brussels and as a journalist for Al Jazeera English in Doha during the height of the Arab uprisings.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Roxanne completed her undergraduate degree in history and Middle Eastern studies at Brown University; she continued her studies at Oxford University and received a Master of Philosophy in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. Most recently Roxanne earned her MBA from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya Israel, with an exchange program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Schoool.

Roxanne is active in politics and is a supporting member in the Movement of Quality Government in Israel that works to promote anti-corruption activities. She is also involved in the modern art scene and helps to curate exhibits of emerging Israeli artists at an art gallery in the heart of Tel Aviv.

Roxanne is a member of Class 22 and served her fellowship at Union Tech Ventures under the mentorship of Boaz Dinte, co-founder of Qumra Capital.