Esther Loewy is a founding partner at BootCamp Ventures (BCV) – a boutique strategic advisory firm that works with promising technology companies throughout all stages of the capital raising and business development process. Esther works closely with an array of start-ups and is instrumental in expanding BCV’s global investor and partner network in Europe, Asia and the U.S. She is a key architect of BootCamp Venture’s 15 branded events in Israel, Turkey, and the U.S.
Esther’s creative initiatives and consumer oriented focus has yielded new business and enhanced global brand awareness for a variety of clients ranging from acclaimed U.S. creative advertising agency, The Martin Agency (billings >$600 million) to technology start-up Power Paper and dozens of BCV portfolio companies.
Previously, Esther was recruited to build Alvarion’s first in-house Investor Relations department. Earlier in her career, Esther headed corporate communications for theglobe.com, where her global branding and communications strategies directly impacted on alliances and paved the way for one of the world's most successful initial public offerings.
Esther represents Israel on the advisory board of the Experiential Marketing Forum. She holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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