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About Ron Finkel

Ron Finkel is the President of Ameinu Australia. Ron has been actively involved in the Australian venture capital industry since 1986 with time at both the Advent and Pratt venture funds. Prior to founding Momentum (with Ergad Gold), Ron was Director of Investments at Advent Management Group for many years where he was actively involved with several investments and divestments, was a director of a number of portfolio companies, and also identified and developed the opportunity to establish a fund investing in businesses serving the Australian tourist industry. Ron has also worked as a corporate advisor and as an executive in the travel industry. He holds degrees in Law and Commerce from Melbourne University.

The Proxy War A View from Down Under

By Ron Finkel We are three days into the latest war in the Middle East — a war in which Hezbollah and Hamas serve as the violent and lethal proxies for the extermination fanaticism of Iran on the one side and the cynical political opportunism of Syria on the other. As hundreds of thousands of Israelis in northern Israel shelter in their bunkers, a barrage of katyushas rains down on them from over the internationally recognised Lebanon-Israel border. Has anyone stopped to consider how it is …

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