Shahar Cohen


FinTech, Insurtech, Enterprise SW/ SaaS, All

Founder & CEO, Lucid Capital

Shahar Cohen - Shahar is the founder of Lucid Capital, a global tech fund that has consistently outperformed the Nasdaq and S&P 500. The fund also assists institutional investors in the due diligence of Startups and VCs. Shahar has 'geeky' roots as he started his career as a software engineer, coding drivers for Intel. He then transitioned into strategy, worked in strategic consulting, and later as Head of Strategy for HP’s Indigo Division ($1.5B revenues). Before founding Lucid Capital, he served as Head of Product at Cisco Enterprise Division (San Jose,CA); Director of Product at Stratasys, a leader in 3D printing; and VP Product at the cyber startup AppDome. In addition to his business career, Shahar volunteers as a board member for NGOs Nova and Reut, is a mentor at the Techstars-Barclays FinTech accelerator and was the youngest member of the Trachtenberg Committee. Shahar holds a B.Sc in Computer Science and an MBA (both cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.