Mr. Yadin Kaufmann is a Co-Founder and serves as General Partner at Sadara Ventures. Yadin has been involved in venture capital since 1987, when he joined the management of Athena Venture Partners, a US/Israel venture fund that was the first venture capital fund in Israel. He previously served as Board Member at PinchPoint. He co-founded Veritas Venture Partners, an early-stage venture fund management company, in 1990. Yadin has served on the boards of numerous high-technology companies, including Gilat Satellite Networks, Class Data Systems, Mercury Interactive, and Escape Rescue Systems, among others. He also co-founded an Internet company and a publishing company. Yadin also founded and is Chairman of Tmura - The Israeli Public Service Venture Fund, which solicits donations of equity from early-stage companies and donates the proceeds from exit events to education- and youth-related charities. Yadin is a native of New York and a member of both the New York and Israel bars. He has experience in commercial law and served as a law clerk to a justice of the Supreme Court of Israel. Yadin received his B.A. from Princeton University, M.A. from Harvard University, and J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. Yadin received the Israel High-Tech Award from the Israel Venture Association in 2006 for his contribution to community service through his work with Tmura, and was chosen by The Marker, Israel's leading financial magazine, as one of the "Top 100 Influencers" in the Israeli economy in 2011.