Prescott Watson

Investment Principal at OurCrowd

Prescott is a principal on the investment team at OurCrowd, a pioneering fintech platform that is among Israel’s most active early and growth stage venture investors. Prescott joined OurCrowd as its first employee in 2012 as product manager, where he helped to build and refine the earliest generations of OurCrowd’s online investment platform. In his role on the investment team, Prescott’s focus is enterprise software, cybersecurity, network infrastructure and semiconductors. He also oversees research relevant to OurCrowd spanning topics from fintech and crowdfunding to venture & private equity finance regulation and the Israeli startup ecosystem. He also coordinates OurCrowd’s cooperation with academic and industry researchers. Originally from the mid-west US, Prescott studied economics and Latin American studies at the University of California Santa Cruz. Prior to OurCrowd, he was a photojournalist in the San Francisco Bay Area.


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