MENTOR CAPITAL HOLDINGS
Venture Capital Division
WHO ARE WE?
Mentor Capital Holdings BV (MCH) is a Dutch Holdings & Venture Capital Company, operating and investing through its subsidiary companies worldwide.
Having a global focus, we invest in innovative Technology Startups that our experts consider to be the next Unicorn.
We created a professional and accurate process, touching base with all aspects, business development & marketing expertise, along with internal financing and fundraising from different channels. We make the right ecosystem for the startup, by bringing together all parties.
LET`S GROW TOGETHER
towards the next UNICORN
For us at Mentor Capital Holdings BV (MCH), leading the development of the technology startups revolution is more than investing.
We are committed to building together a journey towards success, providing start-ups with our capabilities in all stages of their development and helping them reach the highest peak.
By working closely with us, you will gain access to the commercialization and expansion of your business model by relying on close relations in the financial industry, the best business advisory and strategy towards our mutual targets, and an unparalleled global and local network.
MCH Investment ticket
We offer wise investment tailored to each startup depending on its development stage and several other factors that our analysis team constantly considers.
Our starting point is an investment of up to €500k in innovative financial acceleration support, including strong support on product, development, strategy, go-to-market, pitching, and more.
Unlike any local VC, we operate worldwide, cooperating with international funds, creating sophisticated financial structures that attract different funding channels.
Our "in progress" investment ticket is up to €15m.
MCH's founding team has strong experience in entrepreneurship, building both global and regional products for different markets. We have helped startups go from idea to funding, scaling, and exit successfully.
To become a part of our special investment and development program, you must be unique!
We believe that a successful start-up is evaluated by the synergy between the innovative idea, the startup’s leading personnel and the touch of our experts and financiers.
We look for:
Startups in the pre-seed stage or very early stage.
Tech & Product - Devices' production line is supported.
Mature companies with a new innovative concept that are looking to re-launch it as a startup initiative.
Founders with a vision and target to access big markets, being able to learn and adjust according to the market requirements.
The domain of activity: any Technology related and IP ambitious startups.
Chosen startups will enter our tailored journey through a professional and accurate process, touching base with all aspects from technological support, business development & marketing experts to internal financing and fundraising from different channels.
Unfortunately, most startups will get a “No Go”, but we will always explain why and what they need to improve, so they can fix, develop, and return to us, once again, for re-evaluation.
What do we offer?
Innovative funding promotes your continuous growth and accurately covers your need in development. Support to boost your Startup idea into a viable product while simultaneously accessing potential funding sources for upcoming investment rounds.
In-Depth Market Analysis
& Feasibility Studies
Our analysis experts from different domains, conduct in-depth analysis and thorough market research to maximize the Startup's success. We reveal your weak points and propose immediate solutions to tackle them.
Startups usually have unique technology needs and face different barriers. We provide a 360-degree solution for your startup. Our top tech advisors offer you consultation, planning and execution in any possible aspect to boost your startup.
Test your Solution
with Real Customers
We offer a particular testing program in different markets with real potential Clients / Users, that provides feedback about your product before you launch it into the market or participate in the Investment round.
MCH Global Network
Capital Structure &
Our financial experts develop the proper capital structure to ensure the appropriate financial standards that are required to attract investors and financial entities to your tech startup.
Business Development &
Deep industry expertise
Your startup is not only a product, but a full-length intensive business that needs to be maintained in all aspects. Therefore, we eliminate the daily management distraction and allow you to concentrate solely on the project development.
Digital Marketing & brand
While you are still developing and improving, a dedicated marketing team spreads the word on your startup, alerting investors to check it out and preparing the ground for the next investment round.
Marketing & sales planning
Our expert develops and launches the marketing and sales of the product in different target markets, using our international connections and professional network. We also support you in scaling to new needs and demands.
Access to our extensive network, combining market leaders from the tech and financial domains that analyze, review, and support your product from different aspects.
Our ventures are always consist of unique ideas and the right people behind them. Transforming imaginary ideas into real-life solutions.
We always support and invest in a wide variety of domains, combining a large portfolio
MCH Committee & Board
Since our ultimate target is optimizing our startup's selection process, we have incorporated a special committee that operates internally. The MCH committee includes market-leading experts from different domains, explicitly chosen according to the startup we analyze.
All those experts are jointly examining the startup submitted to the company and based on different analysis modules; they decide whether the startup meets the required entry rules and has the MCH potential to become a successful one.
For more than 2 decades, we have developed startups, invested and participated in different financial structures, expanded, developed, and finalized successful business exits 8 times in the last 10 years. We watch the market evolve and the new standards that dictate the future of startups.
It is not only having an innovative idea but also having the right supportive structure around you, that gives you 360 degrees of coverage by all the elements.
Our success rate is part of our unique synergetic development and the proper access to funds and marketing capabilities.
Leading the MCH Committee is
Mr. Alon Peled - CEO & Board Chairman
Mentor Capital Holdings BV
CEO & Board Chairman
Having an entrepreneurial background with more than 20 years of experience, Alon is the founder of Mentor Capital Holdings and leads the group’s investment activities, along with the company’s portfolio, continuously expanding into new markets.
He carries a vast experience in financial and capital structuring, optimizing companies/project capabilities in terms of ROI, growth, and constant operational optimization.
He is An active entrepreneur and investor in large governmental projects and infrastructure development with significant experience in governmental bids, strategic PPP collaboration, privatization process, negotiations, and complex problem-solver within public institutions in CIS & Eastern Europe.
Alon is operating as an active investor and executive board director/board member in diverse business domains
Formal education – MBA in Business & Finance.
Experienced entrepreneur with a track record of more than 20 years of experience in the hi-tech ecosystem. Founding member of startup companies in Ed-Tech, Digital security, and other domains. Hands-on experience in converting vision into operational, marketing, sales, and product roadmaps.
Led a successful IPO and served as the CEO of a London-listed company. Extensive knowledge of communication with various types of investors: angels, VCs, and major asset management funds. Managed a private family’s hi-tech fund in Israel for one year.
Creative thinker and problem solver. Strong ability to fine-tune business plans and models.
Supports the development team in synchronizing the R&D roadmap with the company’s business plan.
Formal education in computer technology (B.Sc.) and in business (MBA)
Entrepreneur, business executive, and technologist with more than 25 years leading $MM global business and M&A processes in diverse sectors in Israel but mainly aboard (more than 40 different countries).
Former Vice President of business Development in the intelligence and cyber divisions, NICE and Elbit systems.
He is working very closely with investors, enterprises, and global companies with excellent skills in managing complex negotiations for international cooperation with potential customers and with appropriate interface and suppliers.
Extensive experience and knowledge in technological solutions for complex systems from different technological areas.
LTC (IDF) – A Lieutenant Colonel (reserve), served as a head of staff in artillery brigade in the Northern Command.
Formal education - B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management.
Financial manager with with a track-record of more than 15 years of experience in multiply financial rolls, referring to all kind of segments.
As a Finance Manager, he oversees all areas of finance and administration including, payroll, accounts payable and receivables, job costing, cash management, general ledger, inventory, banking and reconciliations, and sales commission tracking.
He is providing strategic analysis for senior management to determine project and company profitability, prepares quarterly financial statements and special reports required by lenders, develops company policies and procedures, including writing and maintaining the Operations Manual and Employee Handbook, and ensures compliance with small business regulations, tax laws, insurance requirements, industry standards, etc. Having a problem-solving mindset, he provides timely and relevant analysis and works as a team player to grow the company.
Formal education in accounting and economics (B.Sc.)
Are you the special one?
Do you have the right startup that will change the world?
Do you want to take it to the next level and big markets?
Fill out the application form below and provide us with a short brief of your idea.
Our Analysis team will review your application, and in case we find it interesting and that it has the potential to be part of our Startups portfolio, you will be invited for a discussion, where you will be able to present your startup to our Group President and other board members.