Biography

Trained in Commerce and Law, Mr Bryce began his career as a commercial attorney in Australia.

Mr Bryce moved to Israel during the dot.com boom to work as analyst for multi-corporate VC fund, Eurofund, backed by Bertelsmann, Daimler, Deutsche Telekom and Lockheed Martin. Mr Bryce spearheaded investments culminating in successful exits including:

  • Passave (semicon), acquired in 2006 for $300M by PMC-Sierra

  • MobileAccess (wireless), acquired in 2011 for >$150M by Corning

  • Cyoptics (photonics), acquired in 2013 for $400M by Avago

  • Hotbar (internet advertising app), merged in 2006 at $52M valuation.

Mr Bryce completed his MBA in 2005 at The Wharton School in Philadelphia.  He spent several years in marketing and operations roles with Estee Lauder in NY and L'Oréal in Paris.  He moved back to Australia in 2007 to work in venture capital for his family’s investment office.  

In 2010 Mr Bryce returned to live in Israel. He founded Israel Venture Partner to operate as a bridge between Israeli tech-startups and global corporates.

Mr Bryce also serves as Chairman of Young Friends of The Arts, a Tel-Aviv-based non-profit organisation bringing mid-career professionals to the Classical Arts.

Curriculum Vitae

 

Current Professional Activities

  • 2014 - Present: Founder, Israel Venture Partner (Tel Aviv) - Israeli representative / venture partner for Corporate Venture Capital and Innovation Departments of global corporates.

Prior Career

  • 2007-2011: Venture Capital, Family Office (Australia)

  • 2005-2007: Operations & Marketing, Estee Lauder (NY) and L'Oréal (Paris)

  • 2000-2003: Venture Capital, Analyst, Eurofund (Tel Aviv)

  • 1996-1999: Corporate Lawyer, Arnold Bloch Leibler (Melbourne) and Clayton Utz (Sydney)

Education

  • MBA, Master of Business Administration, The Wharton School, 2005

  • MA, Master of Arts (International Studies), Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 2005

  • LLM, Master of Laws, University of Melbourne, 1999

  • LLB, Bachelor of Laws, Monash University, 1995

  • B.Com., Bachelor of Commerce, Monash University, 1995

Languages

  • English

  • Hebrew

  • French

  • Russian

  • Italian

  • German (intermediate)