|Event:||Heyman Center Lunch Talk with Jay Kalish, General Counsel & Partner, OurCrowd, Israel|
Jay Kalish '82, General Counsel & Partner, OurCrowd
Jay Kalish '82 is the General Counsel & Partner of OurCrowd. OurCrowd is based in Israel and is an equity-based crowdfunding platform, built exclusively for a select group of accredited investors to provide venture capital funding for Israeli (and later global) venture capital start-ups.
Jay Kalish has extensive legal, investor relations and management experience over the past 20 years. He has served as general counsel to Israeli companies traded on the NASDAQ, including Teledata Communications and e-SIM, as well as to several start-ups. Jay has successfully served as senior investor relations executive to public Israeli companies including Allot Communications and ECI Telecom, building significant institutional following for his companies in the US, Europe and Israel. He also served previously as CEO of the Patir technology incubator, where he succeeded in obtaining follow-on funding for five out of seven early seed portfolio companies. Jay holds a BA in economics from Yeshiva University and a JD from the Cardozo School of Law, and is admitted to practice law in New York and Israel. He volunteers at Paamonim, an organization enabling people to become financially stable, and in his spare time enjoys grandparenting, jogging and photography.