Stardust Ventures


The Team

Our Team

Ori Eyal

Finance and Technology Expert

Ori is the founder of Emerging Value Capital Management LLC. With over two decades of experience in global finance and investing. He previously worked in global investing at Deutsche Bank Asset Management, Deephaven Capital and Aquamarine Fund. Ori earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, an MSc in Computer Science from the Open University of Israel, a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Maryland and is a graduate of advanced courses on Data Science and Machine Learning. Ori has been consistently ranked as a top global financial analyst by SumZero. He won first place in the LCG investment challenge and 3rd place in the regional VCIC. In addition to Investing, Economics and Global capital markets, his interests include logic games & puzzles, artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning, strategy, science/ physics/ astronomy and futurology (with a focus on the upcoming technological singularity).

Gil Eyal

One of the World’s Leading Experts on Celebrity Endorsements and Influencer Marketing

Gil is the former President and Founder of HYPR, the market leader in data-driven influencer marketing automation solutions, which was sold to Juliusworks in 2020. Under Gil’s leadership, HYPR won multiple awards, including the 2019 Best Content Marketing Tech Platform , and Best Influencer Marketing Platform awards by Digiday , the 2017 International Performance Marketing award for Best Saas/Tracking Platform, the 2017 MarCom Award for excellence in Print Media, and the 2018 Martech award for Best Influencer Marketing Platform. Gil has revolutionized the way many of the world’s biggest agencies and brands are running influencer marketing by focusing on the same data, analytics and audience demographic information relevant to traditional digital marketing. Gil was ranked #30 in the list of most influential people in Influencer Marketing, and Nathan Latka crowned Gil as the “New King of Influencer Marketing” on his popular podcast. A veteran of over 200 celebrity endorsement deals, Gil has worked with many of the biggest names in music, film and sports including Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Pitbull, Lance Armstrong, Lil Wayne, Zendaya, Stephen Curry and Serena Williams. Gil has delivered keynotes at notable influencer marketing conferences, including Influencer Marketing Days in NYC, and Influencer Marketing Hub in London. Gil was the recipient of the 2017 Digiday Top Boss award in the technology industry, Gil is an expert operator, team builder and marketing strategist. Gil is also a two-time winner of the MarCom award for Excellence in Marketing and Communications from Adweek.

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