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Lior Teitelbaum

Principal, Venture Investments

  • Focus: Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
  • Based in Israel
  • Fun fact: An avid Musical Omnivore who also enjoys desert trips and retreats as well as vegetarian cooking

Based at the Israel JJDC office, Lior Teitelbaum is the Senior Director, Venture Investments at Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., where he is responsible for investments in the MedTech, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology spaces across Israel/Europe. He brings over 16 years of experience in founding, financing and operating in early-stage life sciences companies.

Prior to joining JJDC, Lior was the CBO of FutuRx, a JJDC associated Biotech company creation incubator, where he was responsible for all search & evaluation, transaction and company creation activities as well for FutuRx’s SAB management. He was also responsible for Business Development activities and fundraising for all of the FutuRx portfolio companies and for all BD activities of the FutuRx incubator.

Previously, Lior was Co-founder and VP BD of MindUP, a digital health incubator founded by IBM, Medtronic Pitango ventures and the Rambam Medical centre where he was responsible for deal flow search and evaluation, company creation, investment transactions and BD for the incubator and all of its portfolio companies.

Prior to that Lior has held S&E and Business Development roles in public and private Biotech and Medtech companies and funds. He has also worked with biotech companies to secure non-dilutive funding and has served as an evaluator and advisor to the EIT Healthcare, Berlin Institute of Health at Charité (BIH) and Mass Challenge initiatives.

Lior is a Molecular and Cellular Biologist by training with a Master of Science degree from the Weizmann Institute. He also holds an MBA from the Tel Aviv University. Lior is a graduate of the 8200-intelligence technology unit of the IDF.

Lior Teitelbaum
Lior Teitelbaum