David Fogel


Alma Angels

About David

David is the co-founder of Alma Angels, (An inclusive community of angel investors backing ambitious female founders), and ADV (£150m) an investment firm investing in generation-defining start-ups across the UK. He has been investing in early-stage (Seed/A and B rounds) as well as LP investments into seed funds. Among his investments are Wefarm, Lingumi, Baby2Body, Crypto Quantique and Urban as well as Seedcamp, Episode 1 and EF.

Prior to founding ADV, David led the early-stage investment vehicle for Telefonica ($55bn Telco) in the UK, with a portfolio of more than 140 companies across different stages. Before that David was based in Germany and worked as an M&A advisor leading buy-side and sell-side projects across Europe, Asia and US. David started his investment career in Spain where he worked as an associate at a European early-stage VC and at a start-up accelerator.

Back in Israel David co-founded a software development department which focused on bringing fast and innovative solutions for the financial and telecom industries. He grew the team from 4 to over 50 employees by the time he left with 15 different products deployed across 70% of the companies in the industry.