Dr. Hadar Ron, M.D.
Managing Partner at Israel Healthcare Ventures
Panelist in The Role of IP in Seeking and Securing Investments session.
Dr. Hadar Ron is the founding partner of Israel Healthcare Ventures Ltd. (IHCV), Israel’s prime Life Science Venture Capital Fund , focused on investing in Israeli and Israeli related companies in the field of medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical related IT.
Israel HealthCare Ventures (IHCV), with close to $200 million under management, is headquartered in Tel Aviv. IHCV was founded in March 2001 by prominent US and European investors from the pharmaceutical and financial services worlds. To date, IHCV I and IHCV II have invested in 24 companies and have 7 exits with significant returns to the investors, making IHCV one the most successful funds in the field of life science in the last decade.
Dr. Ron is a physician and attorney by education and background. She holds MD and LLB degrees from Tel Aviv University and has studied at the School of Business Administration at Tel Aviv University.
She has an extensive medical, legal and management experience gained in senior positions in the range of insurance companies, law firms, medical and educational institutions. Her legal and management expertise includes venture capital management.
In the medical field, she spearheaded several research initiatives and closely familiar with the field of development of medical products,
the processes associated with their approval by relevant authorities and marketing to customers.
Dr. Ron served as an active chairman of several Life Science companies and as a board member of numerous medical companies.
In addition Dr. Ron serves as a member of the Board of Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
Dr. Ron also teaches a workshop on Venture Capital funds at the Radzyner School of Law of the Interdisciplinary Academic Center in Herzliya (IDC) and have developed and taught courses on Investments , Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship in the medical field and risk management.
Dr. Ron is involved in many social and public initiatives in Israel, such as supporting young scientists and new immigrants and
serves a Board Member at "Gesher" – one of Israel's leading Theaters as well as a Board Member of Friends of the Sackler School of Medicine , Tel Aviv University.