Mr. Charlie Federman is a Co-Founder and serves as Partner at Silvertech Ventures. Federman also served as Managing Partner at Crossbar Capital. He has been an investor and advisor to information technology companies for several years. Before co-founding Crossbar Capital, Mr. Federman enjoyed a long relationship with BRM. In 1995 he became a BRM Technologies board member; he later joined BRM full-time as a managing director in 1998 and subsequently co-founded BRM Capital in 1999, where he led its New York office. He served as a managing director of this Israel and New York based, early-stage fund until 2007. Before joining BRM Capital, Mr. Federman spent fifteen years (culminating as Chairman) with Broadview, a mergers and acquisitions boutique for the information technology industry. At Broadview he advised on more than 100 acquisitions of software/Internet companies, was instrumental in establishing and managing the relationship with its affiliated venture fund, Geocapital and spearheaded the firm's growth in Europe and Silicon Valley. He received a BS in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. He also serves as a board member at Cloudsmith. He also serves as Venture Advisor at Alpha Venture Partners.