Prytek appoints Noga Knaz as CEO of venture capital arm

Rick Steves

“The Venture Capital arm has served to build dozens of great tech solutions in the last few years, which are our divisions use to provide solutions to our clients.”

Prytek has appointed Noga Knaz as Chief Executive Officer of its Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) arm, Prytek Ventures.

The multinational technology group focuses on building and investing in technologies and delivering managed services. She will be in charge of providing more management attention to the venture capital arm and concentrating on early-stage fintech startups.

Noga Knaz will be responsible for Prytek’s investment activities in early-stage companies that work with or contribute to the technology and services sectors of mature companies in the Group.

Prytek’s venture capital assets are currently worth over $100 million. The venture capital portfolio includes several technology companies that the Group has invested in, such as BlackSwan, Apester, CyberHat, FICX, Orchestra, and Ezbob.

Dozens of tech solutions in last few years

The new chief executive has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry in a wide variety of positions, from trading in stock exchanges, analysis, marketing and investment management.

She currently holds director positions at BIG, Hilan, and Altshuler-Shacham, and was previously a partner in Rosario Capital and served as their CEO and Vice Chairman.

Andrey Yashunsky, Chief Executive Officer of Prytek, commented: “We are very happy to see a professional such as Noga joining the Venture Capital arm of Prytek. In her role she will be looking to continue investing in technologies for our corporate and managed services. The Venture Capital arm has served to build dozens of great tech solutions in the last few years, which are our divisions use to provide solutions to our clients.”

Noga Knaz, Chief Executive Officer of Prytek Ventures, added: “I am delighted to be joining the Prytek family and growing the portfolio of tech solution providers. I look forward to leading Prytek Ventures’ growth and enhancing its value chain proposition.”

Established in 2017, Prytek leverages a Business Operating Platform-as-a-Service (BOPaaS) model to help organizations offer new cutting-edge products and solutions and optimize their operations while streamlining their technology implementation to ensure long-term benefits.

The firm combines top tier managed service companies and leading proprietary technology under one roof via a decentralized organizational structure. Prytek allows clients to pick and choose which of its SaaS solutions work best for their long-term growth strategy.

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