Isaac “Yitz” Applbaum is Co-founder and General Partner at MizMaa Ventures, a $200M venture fund which invests in Israeli startup companies in the Mobility, Fintech, Cyber Security, Cloud and Digital Healthcare space.
Isaac is a Senior Advisor to HE Khalid Al-Falih the Minister of Investment for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MISA)
Applbaum is a senior advisor to EIGHT VC Partners a $5.5BN Venture Fund which invests in Enterprise Software and Healthcare Technologies and 7Wire Ventures a Digital Healthcare Venture Group.
Isaac sits on the board of directors of Anagog Technologies, Coronet, Ment.IO and Noor DX the first Genome testing startup in the Kingdom.
Isaac is a Co-Founder of Secure Senior Connections a Social Determinant of Health platform which helps to solve for loneliness in the elderly community and is the President of Health Connect Acquisitions Corporation (SNRHU), a publicly traded company in the Digital Health arena. Isaac is also the CFO of Logistics Innovation Technology Corporation (LITTU) a public company focused on advanced logistics, last mile delivery and shop floor automation.
He helped found and build SecureKey Technologies, a global leader in blockchain technologies. Applbaum served as an early investor and Director of mobile payments company Kili Technology Corporation before it was acquired by Square. Applbaum was a board member of 7/24 Solutions, the first publicly traded company to build a platform for mobile banking.
He was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Concorde Solutions Inc., which he sold to Bank of America. Applbaum was a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners a global venture fund.
Isaac sits on the Global Board of Directors for the Asia Society, and is a Trustee of the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and sits on the Governance and Nominating Committees.
Applbaum is on the Board of Directors of Republican Jewish Coalition, and co-chairs it Legislative Affairs Committee, and the Board of the American Action Network. He is also a founding board member of Him for Her for Him (HHH) which assists in the placement of women onto corporate boards of directors.
Applbaum is a longtime member of the Young Presidents Organization.