Running a company is a marathon without a guiding map.
Spire has extensive experience mentoring, guiding, and providing hands-on support to startups and CEOs.
The CEO position is the most challenging role in any company and the key to its success. Spire works closely with CEOs and looking to achieve sustainable growth, overcome ongoing challenges and supports them for the long run.
Spire studies every aspect of a company, including its strategy, market, product, customers, etc.
Together with the CEO and management, we formulate a robust plan to improve the current conditions, ensure a fast growth rate, and maximize shareholder value.
We work closely with the management throughout every stage of the process, ensuring a successful and prolonged growth.
A total of $250m has been raised by Spire's portfolio companies in the past seven years, 3 of which have successfully exited.
MEET THE TEAM
As a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience in the technology and management, Ilan bring together successful business management and leadership, product development, financial expertise and operational know-how.
For the past few years, Ilan has been a trusted advisor working closely with Founders and CEOs in finding and crystallizing their company “hidden values” (invincible unique edge) to reveal new ways to create sustainable GROWTH or PIVOT/restructure.
Previously Ilan was the founder and CEO of various tech companies including PowerDsine Ltd where he served as president and CTO, led 2 pivots, created the new PoE market, initiated a new IEEE standard, and grow the company to a successful IPO on NASDAQ and acquisition by Microsemi Inc. for $245M.
During his military service, Ilan received the Israel Defence Award from the president of Israel. Ilan was the winner of Ernst & Young “Israeli Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2005.
For the past 15 years Lior has been an active player involved in the local high-tech eco-system as a founder of several tech companies, a consultant to startups and CEOs and a mentor in various acceleration programs.
Lior works with companies and CEOs in a wide spectrum of fields, when they face their challenges along each stage of development: from finding the perfect Product-Market-Fit, generating the requested scale and growth, and preparing the company to raise capital.
Lior’s passion for business and technology, together with his wide network and business connections, as well as his army service at the technological unit of the intelligence corp (81), position him in a unique junction where he can see the “big picture” while creating new opportunities and value to the companies, and mostly to the people he works with.