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Kobi Samboursky

Co-founder & Managing Partner

About Kobi Samboursky

Kobi, a serial entrepreneur at heart with over twenty-five years of experience in various technology and investment fields, co-founded Glilot Capital Partners in 2011. Kobi’s vision for Glilot was to provide an environment for a solid partnership and investment model between entrepreneurs and investors.

Kobi brings his previous experience in building businesses and effective execution to his role in Glilot’s portfolio. His contributions have resulted in eleven exits and a strong portfolio.

Prior to founding Glilot, Kobi founded and successfully exited several technology companies including Lamda Communication Networks (acquired by NICE Systems) and iWeb Technologies (acquired by a Japanese consortium). He was a member of the founding team of Infogear Technologies, the creator of the original iPhone (acquired by Cisco). Kobi served as an Officer in 8200 unit, an Elite IDF technology unit.

Kobi holds a B.Sc. (Cum Laude) in Computer Science from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and an MBA (Magna Cum Laude) in Finance & Technology from Tel Aviv University.

Kobi Samboursky's posts

The Ten Commandments for a Successful Startup – 2021 Retake
  • People & Culture
  • Strategy

The Ten Commandments for a Successful Startup – 2021 Retake

June 16, 2021 • 7 min read

Kobi Samboursky

Glilot Hits the 10-Year Mark and Looks to the Next Decade | It’s All About the Entrepreneurs
  • People & Culture
  • Strategy
Does the Rise of DevOps Means the Fall of Engineering Productivity?
  • DevOps

Does the Rise of DevOps Means the Fall of Engineering Productivity?

January 28, 2021 • 8 min read

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Glilot Capital: Where We Have Been & Where We Are Heading
  • People & Culture

Glilot Capital: Where We Have Been & Where We Are Heading

January 12, 2021 • 4 min read

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Seven Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Advice
  • People & Culture

Seven Successful Entrepreneurs Share Their Advice

September 17, 2020 • 6 min read

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Seven Things To Do When You Get an Acquisition Proposal
  • People & Culture

Seven Things To Do When You Get an Acquisition Proposal

July 16, 2020 • 5 min read

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Lessons From a Workforce Sent Home
  • People & Culture

Lessons From a Workforce Sent Home

April 27, 2020 • 8 min read

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Sailing Your Startup Through Stormy Waters
  • Portfolio

Sailing Your Startup Through Stormy Waters

March 11, 2020 • 4 min read

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The Age of the Cyber Unicorn is Here
  • Cyber

The Age of the Cyber Unicorn is Here

February 19, 2020 • 7 min read

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VC is Eating the World
  • Strategy

VC is Eating the World

January 7, 2020 • 5 min read

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VC 3.0: The Next Generation of Venture Capital
  • Strategy

VC 3.0: The Next Generation of Venture Capital

September 24, 2019 • 9 min read

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Big Men in Suits Crying
  • Strategy

Big Men in Suits Crying

September 1, 2019 • 6 min read

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The Best Advice I Ever Got
  • People & Culture
  • Strategy

The Best Advice I Ever Got

August 18, 2019 • 7 min read

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Why We Invested in Polyrize
  • Cyber
  • Portfolio

Why We Invested in Polyrize

July 3, 2019 • 3 min read

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Five Insights from RSA 2019
  • Strategy

Five Insights from RSA 2019

March 13, 2019 • 4 min read

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Revenue Sharing with Entrepreneurs: Why and How We Do It
  • Strategy

Revenue Sharing with Entrepreneurs: Why and How We Do It

February 5, 2019 • 4 min read

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Does Diversity Truly Help My Startup?
  • People & Culture

Does Diversity Truly Help My Startup?

December 5, 2018 • 4 min read

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Why Value Creation?
  • People & Culture
  • Strategy

Why Value Creation?

October 2, 2018 • 3 min read

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So Who Are Our Clients?
  • Strategy

So Who Are Our Clients?

August 9, 2018 • 3 min read

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Seven Things That All Great CEOs Do
  • Strategy

Seven Things That All Great CEOs Do

June 25, 2018 • 3 min read

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The Friendly Fund Index — We Want to Hear What YOU Think!
  • People & Culture

The Friendly Fund Index — We Want to Hear What YOU Think!

April 30, 2018 • 3 min read

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Do’s and Don’ts: How Do You Approach Investors?
  • Strategy

Do’s and Don’ts: How Do You Approach Investors?

March 28, 2018 • 5

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Five Things Entrepreneurs Must Know About an Investment Contract
  • Strategy

Five Things Entrepreneurs Must Know About an Investment Contract

February 8, 2018 • 4 min read

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Holding the Ball vs. Winning the Goal
  • Strategy

Holding the Ball vs. Winning the Goal

December 11, 2017 • 3 min read

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How Can You Steal a Car and Protect Your Passengers’ Lives Through the Cloud?
  • Cyber
  • Portfolio
Ten Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Became an Entrepreneur
  • Strategy

Ten Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Became an Entrepreneur

August 7, 2017 • 5 min read

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Why Did We Lead a $6M Investment Round With Genoox?
  • Portfolio

Why Did We Lead a $6M Investment Round With Genoox?

July 17, 2017 • 6 min read

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Eight Lessons Learned in Eight Exits
  • Strategy

Eight Lessons Learned in Eight Exits

March 20, 2017 • 7 min read

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Dead Meat on the Cap Table
  • Strategy

Dead Meat on the Cap Table

February 20, 2017

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