Idan Wiener, CEO and co-founder of illustria, joins ICI Fund as Entrepreneur in Residence

Nov 11th 2022

As an Entrepreneur in Residence at ICI Fund, Idan will help ICI Fund find incredible founders to join the ICI Fund community.

Idan joins ICI Fund, a US based VC firm, investing in early-stage Israeli companies and supporting their growth in the US market, to help find incredible founders who are looking to disrupt their industries, exactly like Idan is doing with his company, illustria, a portfolio company of ICI Fund. As an EIR, Idan will help find the companies who fit the investment thesis of ICI Fund. EIRs of ICI Fund, who have raised rounds A, will actively take Observers Board Seats at new portfolio companies of ICI Fund.

Idan is the Co-founder and CEO of illustria, which offers a proactive security solution that repels malicious code components and prevents them from compromising development processes and company computers. Idan has vast experience in both startup and corporate environments, with exposure to international markets. Idan served seven years as a Captain at the Israeli Naval Academy leading soldiers and officers in complex classified operations.

“I am thrilled to join ICI Fund, as EIR. ICI Fund brings new approach to the VC world of always supporting founders and being there for them as a resource for growth and unconditioned support while facing day to day challenges of growing a company. I am proud to influence the growth of ICI Fund’s unique community of exceptional founders who aspire to change the world for the better using technology” according to Idan.

“We are privileged to have Idan join ICI Fund as an entrepreneur in residence. Idan serves as an example for the kind of founders, ICI Fund is looking to support. Idan has the grit and passion to succeed, endless will to learn from others, and strong desire to help everyone that is around him.” According to Gili Elkin, founding General Partner of ICI Fund.