Business Products & Services Company



Funding Goal
Funding Raised So Far $11,700,000
Funding Commitments $0
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Funding Type Common Equity
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
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Company Overview

The [Realmatch]( vision and mission is to connect job seekers and employers as efficiently as possible across a network of job sites without all the pain and hassle usually associated with online recruitment.

With this mission in mind, RealMatch has developed the best technology available in the market today and has built the largest recruitment ad network in North America offering employers access to extensive reach and the most qualified applicant response possible and job seekers a much more effective job search.

RealMatchs recruitment ad network, TheJobNetwork, reaches over 37 million active and passive job seekers monthly, through the hundreds of job sites RealMatch powers for local and trade publications, broadcast media organizations, associations and job boards, and through distribution agreements representing more than one thousand niche job sites, job aggregators, search engines, and social networks. The network is built on RealMatch's advanced Real-Time Job Matching platform and proprietary ad targeting, optimization, and distribution algorithms that provide employers significantly more qualified responses compared to the leading national job boards.

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Gal Almog
Chief Executive Officer
Gal A......

Gal has 20+ years of management & entrepreneurial experience in the technology industry. Gal founded RealMatch in 2007 with inspiration from his wife Shlomit who is a recruiter and an HR Manager. Prior to founding RealMatch, Gal was the CEO of Triple I, Ornetix, and RedMatch and Vice President at Sunlight Medical. Gal is an 8th generation native of Israel, where the RealMatch development team is located. Between 1987 and 1990 Gal served as the Assistant Economic Minister of Israel to the United States, at the Israeli embassy in Washington DC. He served for 7 years In the Israeli Militarys Special Forces, reaching the rank of a Major. Gal has a BA degree in Economics and Political Science from the Tel Aviv University and an MBA from the University of Maryland. Gal is married and has 3 children

Amir Kaldor
Chief Technology Officer
Amir K......

Amir, a B.Sc graduate from the Technion, brings 16 years of experience to RealMatch in designing, building and managing state of the art software solutions. For the last 10 years, Amir has been focused on the development of unique free text analysis technologies. As CTO, Amir is responsible for the overall technology direction of the company and for specific development programs that are designed to position RealMatch as a technological leader in its market. Amir was a former VP R&D at Columbus Application and at Ebase.

Ezra Sofer
Chief Financial Officer
Ezra S......

Ezra leads all financial, legal, H/R and administrative matters, while actively contributing to the growth and direction setting of the business. Ezra brings more than 20 years of experience in finance, operations and growth management including Financing Rounds, M&A experience, and IPO readiness. Prior to RealMatch, S...... served as the CFO for Vidyo Inc. where he took the company through a rapid growth phase managing the Finance, HR, IT and Legal departments. Ezra was the CFO of Finjan Inc., where he was responsible for the finance, system administration, customer support and the company's worldwide operations. S...... has also served in senior management roles at companies such Amdocs, SunGard Data Systems, Comverse Technology and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He holds a MBA in Finance, BA in Economics and Accounting and is a CPA (ISR).

Chris Atkins
Vice President Marketing
Chris A......

Innovative and creative product marketing leader with over 17 years experience driving revenue and market share growth through innovative blending of product leadership and marketing strategy for online (SaaS) and enterprise software companies. Broad experience building markets from the ground up and positioning online and enterprise applications for explosive growth. Ability to develop and drive effective SEO, SEM and social networking strategies for lead generation and sales conversion. Product champion able to interpret market needs and translate into value-based product offerings. Well-versed in delivering cost-effective corporate branding and marketing campaigns that quickly drive market awareness and high-quality leads. Innate ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams to ensure focus and alignment of corporate goals throughout the product lifecycle.

David Marcus
Vice President
David M......

Algorithms expert: 35 years of exp. Founded MDC in 1980 (100+ global staff). CTO of several companies with advanced degrees in physics & computer science from Columbia University. 9 years experience in recruitment related software.

Avi Balali
Vice President
Avi B......

Avi is the manager of RealMatchs development team. He supervises the teams day to day work, as well as contributes to the companys long term technological vision, strategy, and tools. Avi brings over 13 years of hands-on software development and management experience to RealMatch and is a member of RealMatchs founding team. He has extensive knowledge in a large scale systems, databases, and business analysis and is in charge of the current architecture for most RealMatch products. Prior to joining Realmatch, Avi was a Team leader at Redmatch Ltd. and Softov Ltd. Avi holds a practical engineering degree in Computer Sciences.

Kevin Hoppes
Vice President
Kevin H......

Kevin brings 20 years of experience in the Media market and in classified recruitment advertising. He was an early pioneer in New Media development of The INFO-CONNECT Audiotext system along with other innovative new products. He helped launch AdQuest classifieds which later became PowerOneMedia a major national provider for the newspaper industry. Prior to joining RealMatch as VP of Sales, he was the Corporate Internet Director for Times Shamrock Communications, responsible for developing a highly profitable Internet strategy for the company's newspapers and radio sites. He has been a frequent conference speaker nationally and internationally. He has also been an NAA Communications Committee member, Chairman of The Interactive Business Development Committee at PNA and been awarded the John Fisher award for innovation at the America East conference in 2007.

Jochen Walter
Jochen W......

Jochen started his career with Unilever in the Consumer Goods sector.

Later he joined A.T. Kearney as a top management consultant, where he specialized in large R&D and innovation projects.

In 2000 Jochen joined BayTech Venture Capital as a Partner.

He now has 11 years of R&D and industrial experience and 10 years of investment experience. He is responsible for investments in the Information Technology and Cleantech sectors. During his scientific career, Jochen has worked as a researcher in the field of material science at University of California, Santa Barbara, and received a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Technical Chemistry from Technical University of Munich. Jochen serves as a board member for Brainloop AG (Munich, Germany), Open-Xchange AG (Nuremberg, Germany), EnOcean GmbH (Unterhaching, Germany), Andrino S.A.S (Paris, France) and Realmatch (Kfar Sava, Israel), among others.

Jochen is married and has two daughters and a son.

Diane Smith
Diane S......

Diane S...... is the CEO and co-Founder of gr8 People, a leading provider of Talent Nation Software.

Prior to gr8 People, Diane was the Chief Executive Officer of VirtualEdge Corporation, a worldwide leader in Talent Lifecycle Software, supporting over one million users in 80 countries around the world. She was responsible for the overall strategic direction and driving force for VirtualEdge's commitment to product excellence and superior customer service until its successful acquisition by Automated Data Processing Inc. (NYSE: ADP) in 2006.

Diane started her career in Higher Education and Athletics, holding positions at Princeton and Towson Universities where she also coached the Division I Women's Basketball programs. No stranger to athletics herself, she was a 4-year All-American Field Hockey player, a two time Broderick Cup nominee and a member of the Women's Olympic Field Hockey Teams.

Martin Nisenholtz
Martin N......

Martin N...... is the Board Director of eXelate.

He retired from The New York Times Company in January 2012 after almost 17 years with the organization. In February 2005, Mr. N...... was named corporate senior vice president, digital operations for The New York Times Company, responsible for the strategy development, operations and management of The New York Times Companys digital properties.

Mr. N...... was Chief Executive Officer of New York Times Digital from 1999 to 2005.

Previously, he was president of The New York Times Electronic Media Company from 1995 to 1999. In that role, he was the founding leader at

Prior to joining the Times Company, Mr. N...... was Director of Content Strategy for Ameritech Corporation, where he was responsible for guiding development of new video programming opportunities and interactive information and advertising services.

From 1983 to 1994, Mr.

David Nevas
David N......

David leads investments in the Interactive Marketing, eCommerce, and Enterprise 2.0 industries at Edison Ventures.

He has spent his entire career in the technology industry, in companies ranging from small startups to F500.

He previously worked at A.C. Lordi, a startup in the risk and compliance space, and helped grow the company to its eventual acquisition by a private equity syndicate.

Earlier, David worked as a developer and management consultant at both IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers on strategy and technology engagements within the high-tech and media industries.

David began his career as a member of the product development team at, a mobile eCommerce startup. David received a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from New York University.

Gigi Levy
Gigi L......

Gigi L...... is an angel investor, co founder and board member in many start ups including Playtika, Kenshoo, Plarium, SweetIM, Eyeview, RealMAtch,, NonoRep, Gooodjob, Superfly, Massive Impact, SpaceApe, SpeakingPal, R2Net and many others. These days Gigi spends his time working with his portfolio companies and meeting new, innovative Israeli start ups, mostly in the consumer Internet, gaming, mobile, e-commerce and SaaS spaces.
Till April 2011 Gigi L...... served as the CEO of 888 Holdings (LSE: 888.L), one of the worlds leading online gaming entertainment companies in the world. Prior to this role, Gigi worked for Amdocs, a world leading software provider and systems integrators for the Telecom market (NYSE: DOX), where his last position was Division President managing Amdocs activity in Europe (except Eastern Europe), Central and Latin America.
Earlier in his career, Gigi held several management roles in various companies in Israel and the UK.

Marc Wilson
Marc W......

Marc is a pioneer of the newspapers online industry. He is the founder and CEO of, the largest provider of online solutions to US newspapers, serving over 1500 newspapers. Marc worked for five bureaus of The Associated Press and then became the publisher and owner of the Bigfork Eagle (Montana). He is currently a board member of the Inland Press Association. Marc is the author of Hero Street USA.

Ronen Nir
Ronen N......

Ronen N...... Joined Carmel Ventures in February 2008 as Principal and was promoted to Partner a short time afterwards.

Mr. N...... focuses on Software, Cloud and Internet investments and is on the board of Carmels portfolio companies:



Kampyle and

Perfecto Mobile.

Before joining Carmel, Mr. N...... held senior executive positions in several leading Hi-Tech companies, including a Director and VP Product in Verint Systems' ACS division;

and a Project Team Manager in ECtel Ltd (NASDAQ:ECTX), in charge of delivering large scale, multi- million dollar projects to North and Latin America regions.

Mr. N...... served 13 years in an elite Israeli Defense Force's Intelligence Unit where he holds a rank of Lieutenant Colonel (Res.).
He holds a B.A. (Cum Laude) in Economics and Middle-East history from Tel Aviv University, Israel, and an M.Sc in Technology Management from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC).

Motti Mor
Motti M......

Motti runs RealMatchs Affiliate Development Department that is responsible for RealMatchs client success and coordinating the activities of RealMatchs Professional Services Group. Motti has 14 years of hands-on software development and management experience. Prior to assuming his current role, Motti was Vice President of R&D at RealMatch Ltd. Motti brings RealMatch a wealth of experience in technology and customer care. He has managed multiple projects from concept to delivery, used by millions of people. Prior to joining RealMatch, Motti was the Technology Manager of US operations at RedMatch, Ltd. and a Development Team Leader at Edusoft. Motti holds an Associate Degree in Computer Sciences and BA degree at business management. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and daughter.

Terry Baker
Terry B......

Broad management experience in all aspects of Software and on-line media. Executive sales management and leadership in early-stage start-ups and emerging growth companies. Proven rainmaker. Significant relationships with leading digital media and technology partners.

Specialties: Helping media companies expand their classified and marketplace revenue through social media initiatives, best in class advertising platforms, and outsourced sales.

Alan Schonberg
Alan S......

Alan R. S......, has had a significant influence on the search and recruitment field. Many of his recruitment methods and business strategies have become industry standards. He founded Management Recruiters International Inc. (MRI) and served as its CEO for 35 years, then its Chairman. Alan built MRI into the worlds largest search firm with over 1000 offices around the world and revenues nearing $800 million. Over the years, he served as an officer and president of numerous professional organizations within the search industry and is active in numerous philanthropic, political and community related organizations. S...... has authored 2 very successful books, Headhunters Confidential and 169 ways to Score Points with your Boss.


Funding Goal
Funding Raised So Far $11,700,000
Funding Commitments $0
Funding Remaining
Funding Type Common Equity
Pre-Money Valuation
Investor Ownership
Interest / Dividend
Previous Funding




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