ABOUT US

Colosseum is an International Sports Innovation Group, headquartered in Tel Aviv, with offices in New York City. 

Our Values

PASSION

Sports change lives, technology is a life changer.
This is no easy task, it requires devotion: we are passionate.

PERFORMANCE

High performance comes from hard training:

we focus on results.

UNIVERSALITY

The world is small, emotions are everywhere: we think human, we are global.

TEAMWORK

Together, we are stronger.

In the ups and downs:

we are teammates. 

EXPERIENCE

Experiences should feel good, and it goes for sports, too.

We are experience-obsessed. 

Vision & Mission

To become the world's largest platform for creating and scaling the next generation of sports experiences.

We believe that sports is one of the most powerful vectors to bring people together and achieve collective greatness. That’s why we aim to play a role in shaping its future so the experiences it brings remain inspiring, inclusive, and extraordinary.

To empower the sports industry with disruptive technologies and innovation

We understand that the sports world has to adapt to a new reality that brings as many challenges as opportunities. That’s why we are focused on using smart innovation and technologies to build a bright future for the sports we love.

Oren Simanian

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Founder & VP Business Development, Colosseum Group

On top of 20 years as a professional soccer referee and FIFA futsal referee, Oren is a key figure in the Israeli startup ecosystem. As an active entrepreneur for the past 12 years, he has led numerous ventures in different markets around the globe. Besides Colosseum, he also founded StarTAU, a first-of-its-kind entrepreneurship center at Tel Aviv University, and co-founded TAU Ventures. 

Leadership Team

Timothée Deschamps

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Managing Director, Colosseum Group & CEO, Winarize

Timothee’s knowledge of the international sports market and passion for tech innovation merge to lead Colosseum activities. He comes with extensive experience in sports and tech companies, and graduated with a masters in disruptive innovation & public policies from France’s leading university (SciencesPo Paris).

Tomer Yehudayan

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Head of Knowledge, Colosseum Group & Managing Director, SET

Tomer’s experience in professional sports and deep understanding of the Israeli Sports Tech Community makes him the leader of Colosseum’s education and innovation activities in the country. As the head of SprintSet, he thrives on always creating new business opportunities for the whole Sports Tech ecosystem.

Fernanda Rojtenberg

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Head of Marketing, Colosseum Group

With more than six years of experience in the Brazilian market with Rio 2016 and the 2014 World Cup on her list, Fernanda brings a mix of sports, marketing and fashion background to lead the marketing team. She graduated with a masters from the international school Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) and a bachelor’s degree from one of Brazil’s most prestigious universities, Pontíficia Universidade Católia (PUC) in Rio de Janeiro.

Tal Segev

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Managing Director, Clufield

Tal Segev's experience in sports began six years ago, after achieving his Masters in international Sports law, from a prestigious institute in Madrid, including an internship in Shanghai, China. Currently, Tal is an international sports lawyer and founder of his own law firm boutique "Tal Segev Sports Law". 

With great passion to explore future opportunities, Tal considers innovation in sports as a key tool for development of sports organizations and individuals.

Naor Galili

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Yoav Bruck

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Advisor & Board Member

Advisor & Board Member

Naor Galili is the CEO of Maccabi Israel, which is an umbrella organization for Israeli sports teams that supports thousands of teams, from different sports, located all over Israel. Naor is a also a member of the Israeli Olympic Committee executive board.

Yoav Bruck is a former Israeli Olympic swimmer who represented Israel and competed in three consecutive Olympic games, Yoav also served as the Sports Chairman of the 2013 Maccabi Games in Israel. In 1999, Yoav partnered with ISSTA, Israel’s largest travel group, to build ISSTA Sport. In 2015, Kenes Tours became a member of the ISSTA Sport family. Today, Yoav is the president and a co-owner of ISSTA Sport and Kenes Tours.

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New York, NY, 10018 USA

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