Founded in 2012, Magenta is a privately-held Israeli company that is developing miniaturized catheter-mounted axial-flow pumps for heart failure indications.

David Israeli

MD, MBA – Chairman & CEO

General Partner with Pitango Venture Capital’s life sciences team; Director of Business Development and Marketing at Medtronic Ventor Technologies; Corporate Development, Marketing and Market Development at Medtronic, Inc. in the US; VP of Medical Affairs at Rhythmia Medical; MD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, MBA from Harvard Business School.


Ehud Schwammenthal

MD, PhD – Co-Founder & CMO

Founder and CTO of Ventor Technologies, acquired by Medtronic, Inc. in 2009; Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Institute at Sheba Medical Center at Tel Ha’Shomer Hospital (Israel); Research in leading institutions in Israel, Europe and the U.S: Tel-Aviv University, University of Düsseldorf and Münster, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Georgia Institute of Technology. PhD in Cardiovascular Physiology, Associate Professor of Cardiology at Tel-Aviv University.

Yosi Tuval

Yosi Tuval

MSc – Co-Founder & CTO

Founder and VP R&D at Ventor Technologies acquired by Medtronic, Inc. in 2009; Director of Innovative Technology at Medtronic Ventor. Project manager for an orthopedic implant device startup company; Engineer for Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI); MSc and BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University.