Ron Rofé

Co-founder and Managing Partner

Ron has been involved in technology since 2006 as one of the founders of a skill gaming company which eventually pivoted to Plarium.com, a leader in hardcore social media games worldwide. Prior to which he served in the Israeli Defense Forces in the technology unit. He was born in the US and currently resides in NYC.

Yitzhak Mirilashvili

Co-founder

Yitzhak has been investing in technology since 2007 and was the leading co-founder of VK.com (Vkontakte.ru), Russia's biggest social network and a top 20 global ranking website. He mainly focuses on technology opportunities in the US and Israel.

Kyle Sullivan

Partner

Kyle grew up as a child actor from the age of two, studied psychology at Columbia University, met Ron as a Manhattan bike messenger, and sourced Robinhood within two months of joining the fund. He has since worked with Ron for four years, performing diligence and climbing the ranks from Research Analyst to Partner.

Alexander Taub

Advisor

Alex is the co-founder of SocialRank, a simple tool that helps brands find out more information about their followers on social networks. He has has been featured in Business Insider as one of the “Top 20 Under 25” in the NY tech scene and has written on all things tech for Fast Company, The New York Observer, The Next Web and VentureBeat. He is also a contributor for the Forbes Entrepreneur section.

Rainfall is a founder focused venture capital fund based in New York City. We partner with teams to change industries worldwide.

Rainfall is the rebrand of Vaizra Investments operating since 2011.

Portfolio

*Investments made under Vaizra Investments before the rebrand to Rainfall Ventures.
F&B

Order your meal before you arrive

Health & Wellness

Great therapists practice here

E-Commerce

Gifting made easy

Acquired by FTD
E-Commerce

The products you love in bulk at the best prices

E-Commerce

Sleep reimagined

Database

Scalable PostgreSQL

Fin-Tech

A better way to track education funds

Music

The music community

E-Commerce

Beauty for the bold

Legal

Open legal documents

F&B

Unique culinary events at the table of top chefs

Social Media

Group video chat

Health

Better decisions about medications

Acquired by GoodRx
Social Media

Learn, collaborate, and build movements

Hardware

Cook smarter, eat better

Co-Working

Co-working in your neighborhood

Real Estate Tech

Creative suites for the modern traveler

Healthcare

Health benefits made easy

Acquired by Sun Life Financial
Co-Working

A home for the creative and the curious

F&B

Tastes like chicken

REAL ESTATE TECH

Professional messenger for real estate

Fin-Tech

The safest and easiest way to pay online

Fin-Tech

Pay in 4 installments. Zero interest.

SAAS

Actionable email for marketers and developers

Acquired by Salesforce
Fin-Tech

Investing for the rest of us

E-Commerce

Discover a new perfume every month

Digital Media

A new world of creators

E-Commerce

Advanced baby essentials, direct to you

SAAS

Find and analyze your followers

Esports / Streaming

The ultimate all in one platform for streamers

Health & Wellness

A space to get stretch*d

Education

Study smarter, not harder

Gaming

Voice-controlled games on Alexa and Google Assistant

Web Design

Design and develop at the same time

Real Estate Tech

The smartest way to price your short-term rental

Analytics

Omni-channel intelligence and optimization

Acquired by Quad Analytix
E-Commerce

The mall at your fingertips

Acquired by Ebates
Marketing

The brand collaboration network

Health & Wellness

Natural healing for modern life

Social Media

Anonymous messaging

Acquired by Square
F&B

Make food simple for your company

Previous Notable Founder Exits

SEMICONDUCTOR

High performance single-mode LTE chipsets

Acquired by Sony
FACIAL RECOGNITION

Efficient and accurate facial recognition

Acquired by Facebook
Gaming

MMO games for the whole world to play

Acquired by Aristocrat
SEMICONDUCTOR

Next generation motion control chips

Acquired by Apple
SOCIAL MEDIA

Simple and convenient communication tools

SEMICONDUCTOR

Multi-gigabit wireless chipsets for mobile and peripherals

Acquired by Qualcomm